National Victim Services Program

A bilingual pamphlet that describes the services of the NVSP and how the service can assist victims of crime.

Author(s): 
Correctional Service Canada
Publication
2010
Government of Canada
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Building integrative juvenile justice systems: Approaches and methodologies regarding mental disorders and drugs misuse

Date: 
November 9, 2010 - November 10, 2010
Location: 
Rome, Italy
The International Conference will focus on two main central themes:
I. Mental disorders and drugs misuse: Analysis of the situation of minors in conflict with the law.
• Study of the situation of young offenders with mental disorders or disorders related to drugs misuse: the basics of intervention.
• The response of juvenile-justice systems to offences committed by minors and young people suffering from mental disorders.
• Juvenile delinquency related to drugs misuse: profile of young offenders and analysis of the resources used for their social integration.
 

II. Juvenile justice and health systems: a necessary multidisciplinary and integrative collaboration.
• Mental disorders, drugs misuse and juvenile justice: ethical aspects and good practices.
• The relationship between juvenile justice systems and health services: the need to promote specialized resources.
• Encouraging policy and regulation: interface between systems.
 

Call for papers and presentations open until May 28, 2010. The working languages at the International Conference will be: English, French and Italian.

Presented by: 
International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO)


"A Full and Candid Account" - Using Special Accommodations and Testimonial Aids to Facilitate the Testimony of Children

These seven concise handbooks help prosecutors, victim-support workers, judges and others understand and meet the needs of children who testify in court.

Author(s): 
Alison Cunningham and Pamela Hurley
Publication
Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System
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Make Me A Criminal - Preventing Youth Crime

This report makes the case for a more therapeutic and family-based approach to youth offending, as opposed to the present, more punitive, system.

Publication
Institute for Public Policy Research
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Improving the Health of Canadians: Mental Health, Delinquency and Criminal Activity: Workshop Proceedings Report

This product documents a Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI) workshop, held in collaboration

Author(s): 
Andrew Taylor, Canadian Institute for Health Information
Report
2009
Canadian Institute for Health Information
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Youth Justice

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