Conference: Ensuring successful reintegration after prison
The Reintegration Puzzle - How to ensure successful reintegration into the community after prison
Reintegration Puzzle conference
WHEN: 21-23 August 2013
WHERE: Crowne Plaza, 128 Albert Street, Auckland
The Reintegration Puzzle Conference brings together people working to support the reintegration of offenders into the community after release from prison. Speakers from Australia, Japan, the United States and New Zealand will discuss emerging strategies to reduce the reoffending rate and assist people successfully reintegrate into the community after prison.
Keynote and workshop presentations will focus on innovative programs and services that are assisting people when they are released from prison.
Presenters include Dr Tom O’Connor from Transforming Corrections (USA) who will speak about assisting individuals and agencies to make personal and whole-system adaptive changes that result in the advancement of a more compassionate, more effective, and less costly criminal justice system.
Professor Hiroshi Tsutomi and Tatsushi Saimon from Japan will present about Second Chance! a not for profit peer led organisation that supports young offenders who have been in Juvenile Justice facilities.
Associate Professor Ted Wilkes from the National Drug Research Institute will present about the work he has been undertaking in Australia specifically around justice reinvestment in indigenous communities.
speaker’s topics include:
• Drugs and Alcohol
• Women and Families
The full program is available at http://www.conferenceworks.com.au/deakin2013/page/Program