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Call for Abstracts: Provincial HSJCC Conference

January 31, 2017


The Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at their 2017 Conference “Walking the Path…Finding the Way to Wellness” taking place November 20-22 in Toronto.

The Provincial HSJCC Conference is the HSJCC network’s premiere educational event – bringing together more than 400 professionals from across the human services and justice sectors to share promising practices, build cross-sector networks and engage in solutions for the people they serve. Attendees benefit from a richly engrossing program that leaves them better equipped and inspired to meet the needs of Ontarians.

The Conference Planning Committee is seeking abstracts from individuals or agencies across Ontario who can contribute solution-focused knowledge, expertise and innovative practices that can enhance, complement or expand services and systems currently in place.

The conference program will reflect a range of themes while showcasing work being done on the frontlines and across the human services and justice sectors.

Abstracts related to the following streams will be accepted:

  • Aboriginal / First Nation / Métis and Racialized Populations
  • Aboriginal / Culture Perspectives
  • Family / People with Lived Experience
  • Forensic
  • Self Care / Wellness
  • Seniors
  • Youth / Social Media / Bullying / Suicide
  • Veterans / Post Traumatic

Fill out and submit an abstract by March 10th, 2017.

A number of sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information on these opportunities or the abstract submission process, contact the Conference Planner, Sherry Sim.

CMHA Ontario is a partner of the HSJCC Network and supports its efforts in bringing together service providers to collaboratively find solutions to the problem of the criminalization of people with unique needs, including mental health issues. For more information about the HSJCC Network, visit their website.

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