2015 News & Events

 

Publications:

Published 2015: Dr. Laura Jakul and Dr. Bobbi Walling co-authored a chapter. Female Therapists Working With Sex Offenders. In B. K. Schwartz’ (Ed.) The Sex Offender (Volume 8; pp. 12-1 – 12-31). New York: Civic Research Institute.

Published 2015: Dr. Daniel Rothman co-authored a chapter with Dr. Heather MacKenzie. Intervention for Children and Adolescents With Sexual Behaviour Problems and Autism Spectrum Disorders. In B. K. Schwartz’ (Ed.) The Sex Offender (Volume 8; pp. 23-1 – 23-33). New York: Civic Research Institute.

 

Invited Addresses, Conference Presentations and Training Workshops:

November 2015: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby Chaired the Sex Offender Management Sub-Group Day of INTERPOL’s Specialists’ Group on Crimes Against Children Annual Meeting. INTERPOL Head Quarters, Lyon, France, November 18-20, 2015.

November 2015: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby facilitated a training on Professional Impact & Wellness for the Criminal Intelligence Officer’s, Crimes Against Children Unit, INTERPOL General Secretariat. INTERPOL Head Quarters, Lyon, France, November 21, 2015.

October 2015: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby conducted a pre-conference seminar called Keeping Your Feet on the Ground: Understanding & Managing the Stressors and Impact of a Sex Offender Practice at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) annual conference in Montreal, PQ.

October 2015: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby presented a workshop called Breaking New Ground by Unearthing Old Practices: The Role and Use of Cultural Healing Practices for Aboriginal Clients at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) annual conference in Montreal, PQ.

October 2015: Dr. Daniel Rothman conducted a pre-conference seminar on early detection and intervention for adolescents at risk for engaging in abusive sexual behaviour at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) annual conference in Montreal, PQ.

October 2015: Drs Bobbi Walling and Laura Jakul conducted a pre-conference seminar Females working with male sex offenders: Effectively managing clinical challenges at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) annual conference in Montreal, PQ.

January 2015: Dr. Bobbi Walling and Dr. Daniel Rothman presented a two-part workshop at the 29th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment entitled Supporting Foster Care Providers of Youth with Complex Trauma: How Child Protection Workers Can Enhance Caregiver Effectiveness in San Diego, CA.

 

Other FPS News:

2015: Opening of the Aboriginal Traditional Healing Space. This traditional space is used for holding Sharing Circles, Traditional Teachings, Feasts, Ceremonies and other cultural events.

2015: Opening of East Selkirk Sweat Lodge Building. This building allows for a gathering space and a warm, clean and safe place for preparing and participating in winter ceremonies.