“STEP BY STEP” ONE-DAY SYMPOSIUM – February 9th, 2012 – KINGSTON, ON
The Victims Advisory Committee Ontario – Nunavut Region in partnership with Correctional Services Canada (CSC) and Parole Board Canada (PBC) is pleased to offer a one-day symposium to heighten awareness surrounding victim-related issues.
Ed and Dawn Novak – parents of Natalie Novak, murdered by her estranged boyfriend;
“Since the tragic murder of their 20 year old daughter Natalie, in 2006, Dawn and Ed Novak have been deeply committed to the education of young people on the topic of abusive relationships. Together they have authored a document entitled “A Constructive Analysis of the Murder of Natalie Novak”, that examines our social response for abused women. Currently Dawn and Ed are promoting their educational video, “If Only…..…Nat’s Story”. Parents of slain girl hope DVD will prevent tragedies
Tammy Bullock– mother of Brayton Bullock, murdered by his Young Offender cousin;
‘I need to be with my son’: Family of murder victim Brayton Bullock trying to live with the pain
Douglas Macklem – victim of financial crime;
VICTIMS VOICE ROMANCE FRAUD: A DOUBLY DEVASTATING FINANCIAL CRIME
Vicky Laforge – daughter of murder victims Romeo and Yvonne Laforge;
ONE WOMAN’S STORY the Kanawayhitowin Campaign to address woman abuse in Aboriginal communities across the province of Ontario, Canada.
Glenn Allan – Survivor Childhood Sexual Abuse/Advocate Sexual Abuse Prevention;
Help for male survivors of sex abuse – The Spec
Françoise Mathieu, M. Ed., CCC – Moving Forward: self-care for victims and victim service workers.
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WHEN: Thursday, February 9th, 2012
TIME: 7:45 am -4:30 pm
LOCATION: The Salvation Army Kingston Citadel, 816 Centennial Dr, Kingston, Ontario
RVSP: Cheryl Fisher at 613-536-4691 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Accommodations (if required):
Ambassador Conference Resort
Phone: 1-800-267-7880 or 613-548-3605
Reference: Ontario Regional Victims Advisory Committee
Cost: $95 + taxes (for accommodation)
The symposium is provided free of charge. CSC/PBC staff, victims, police and community partners are welcome to attend. Lunch is not provided. Please note, venue is scent-free; no food permitted in sanctuary.
LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE
Registration closes January 31, 2012
PLEASE VISIT KIOSKS
Victim Services Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox & Addington Cty (ONVSP)
Sexual Assault Centre of Kingston (SACK)
Kingston Frontenac Anti-Violence Coordinating Committee (KFACC)
Canadian Resource Centre for victims of Crime