2012 News & Events

 

Publications:

2012: Dr. Daniel Rothman. Autism spectrum disorders and sexual behavior problems. In B. K. Schwartz (Ed.), The Sex Offender (Volume 7) (pp. 26-1 — 26-23). New York: Civic Research Institute.

 

Invited Addresses & Conference Presentations:

December 2012: Ms. Shosana Funk and Circles of Support & Accountability (CoSA) presentation: Integration Concerns, provided to CoSA Volunteers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

October 2012: Dr. Bobbi Walling, Dr. Laura Jakul, & Ms. Brenda Ellerby presented a workshop: Strategies for Supporting Women and Addressing Unique Clinical Challenges at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) annual conference in Denver, Colorado, USA.

October 2012: Dr. Daniel Rothman presented an invited pre-conference seminar with Dr. Elizabeth Letourneau entitled Adolescents with Problematic Sexual Behaviors: Empirically & Ethically Supported Practice Guidelines at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) annual conference in Denver, Colorado, USA.

February 2012: Dr. Daniel Rothman presented an invited address entitled Adolescents with sexual behavior problems: Evidence-based case planning at the 5th Annual Manitoba Child Abuse Coordinators Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

February 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby presented an invited address entitled I have to do what? Navigating Risk Management with Adult Sex Offenders at the 5th Annual Child Abuse Committee Coordinator Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

 

Expert Witness Appearances by Dr. David Kolton:

August 27, 2012. In the Matter of Delbert Crawford Guimond, Manitoba Review Board

May 9, 2012. R. v. Bone, Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba

April 3, 2012. R. v. Osborne, Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba

January 11, 2012. Metis Child, Family & Community Services v. A.M.H. and J.P.S., Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba

 

Training:

November 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby delivered training to Correctional Service of Canada-Penitentiaries, Stony Mountain and Rockwood Institutions. The training was entitled: Understanding Patterns of Offending and Working with Offence Cycles to Manage Criminal Behaviour. Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada.

October 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby delivered a component of the Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System (ViCLAS) Course, for the Canadian Police College. The training was entitled: Criminal analysis and profiling: Understanding offender dynamics. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

October 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby provided training for the Canadian Police College and Edmonton Police Services, delivering a component of the Violent Offender Behaviour Course, Offender profiles, mental disorder and criminal analysis. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

April 2012: Dr. David Kolton and Mr. Jason Brancewicz-Lloyd conducted a workshop: Supporting Cognitively Impaired Individuals with Sexual Behaviour Problems, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

April 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby delivered the Violent Offender Behaviour Course, Criminal analysis and profiling: Understanding offender dynamics at the Canadian Police College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

March 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby provided training for Winnipeg Police Services Major Sex Crimes Investigators Course, at the WPS Training Academy. The training was entitled: Investigative Implications for Understanding Offender Dynamics, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

 

Other:

December 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby completed his term on the Board of Directors for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) having served from 2008-2012 as President Elect, President and Past President.

September 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby participated in 30th Meeting of the INTERPOL Specialist Group on Crimes against Children as a non-law enforcement member of this group. INTERPOL General Secretariat, Lyon, France.

June 2012: Dr. Bobbi Walling completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.

February 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby was invited to provide evidence to the Senate Sub-Committee Hearing on Bill C-10 (An Act to enact the Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act and to amend the State Immunity Act, the Criminal Code, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and other Acts). Senate Chamber, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

January – October 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby participated on the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) Conference Planning Committee for ATSA’s 31st Annual Research and Treatment Conference.

January – December 2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby sat on the Canadian Psychological Association Task Force on Correctional/Forensic Psychology.

2012: Dr. Lawrence Ellerby was invited to provide the Aboriginal Corrections Policy Unit (ACPU) of Public Safety Canada with an analysis of the Mamowichihitowin program operating out of the Hinton Friendship Centre in Alberta. The analysis provided an overview of the challenges and issues facing an Aboriginal community-based therapeutic intervention/healing model, evaluated the program and identified opportunities for program evolution. The report submitted to the ACPU is entitled The Mamowichihitowin Program: Observations through a Clinical-Cultural Lens. The report will be published by Public Safety Canada, along with a cost benefit analysis of the program (currently being conducted), as part of the Aboriginal Peoples Collection.