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The 6th Annual CLA & LAMDA Virtual Mental Health Conference

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021

Anchor6th Annual Virtual CLA & LAMDA Mental Health Conference

Saturday, February 20, 2021, 9 am to 1:10 p.m. ET.

CPD Confirmed!

  • Professionalism Hours: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Hours: 30 minutes
  • Substantive Hours: 2 hours and 15 minutes (if hours are not needed for EDI and/or professionalism they can be added to substantive)

Plus:  Approved for LAWPRO’s Risk Management Credit


Agenda*, Topics and Speakers:

8:30 to 9 a.m.: IT support

9 a.m.:

9:03 to 9:53 a.m.: OCA UPDATE NCR and REVIEW BOARD LAW

  • Moderator: Jill Presser, Defence Counsel
  • Dena Bonnet, Lawyer, Crown Law Office Criminal
  • Anita Szigeti, Defence Counsel, Women’s Director, Criminal Lawyers’ Association, President, LAMDA

9:53 to 10:28 a.m.: 6 MINUTE MENTAL HEALTH COURT LAWYER

10:28 to 10:43 a.m.: BREAK

10:43 to 11:17 a.m.: COVID IN PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES – LITIGATION: FORM AND SUBSTANCE

11:17 to 11:19 a.m.: Defence Resource: MAG Accessibility Coordinators, an update from the Ontario Courts Accessibility Committee.

11:19 to 11:47 a.m.: NCR APPEALS

11:47 a.m. to 12:02 p.m.: BREAK

12:02 to 12:47 p.m.: Trauma Informed Lawyering in Mental Health Litigation

  • Moderator: Cassandra DeMelo, Vice President, Criminal Lawyers’ Association
  • Dr. Dawn D’Amico, Psychotherapist
  • Shaunna Kelly, Criminal Defence Lawyer

12:47 to 1:27 p.m.: KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Not Criminally Responsible: From Pain to Understanding and Advocacy:  A Mother’s Journey, a Psychologist’s Perspective.

1:27 p.m.:

  • Closing by Anita Szigeti, Defence Counsel, Women’s Director, Criminal Lawyers’ Association, President, LAMDA

*Agenda may very in times and will be confirmed with registrants closer to the conference date.


Registration Fees:

  • $45 plus HST: CLA Senior Full/Senior Observer/Affiliate Members
  • $35 plus HST: CLA Junior Full/Junior Observer Members
  • $20 plus HST: CLA Student members
  • $45 plus HST: LAMDA members
  • $125 plus HST: Non-member lawyers
  • $65 plus HST: Non-member students

Register online by going to https://members.criminallawyers.ca/event-4090820 or call the CLA office during business hours to register over the phone: 416-214-9875.


ALL Registrants will be entered into a draw for a chance to win one of the following available volumes (two copies of each book will be available in the draw):
1. A Guide to Mental Disorder in Canadian Criminal Justice (2020) – valued at $165 each
2. A Guide to Consent and Capacity Law in Ontario (2021) – valued at $105 each
3. Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Mental Health Law (2019) – valued at $320 each
The draw will be completed shortly after the conference. Winners will have their book mailed to them directly from the publisher.

AnchorSPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

Please email [email protected] if interested in any of the opportunities below.

Platinum

  • Recovery Science
  • Company logo on website
  • Recognition in opening and closing remarks
  • Banner advertisement at the top of Virtual Hub Page and Keynote panel presentation
  • One poll question opportunity during keynote presentation
  • One promotional Material (single PDF – multiple pages fine) listed on Virtual Hub as well as emailed to all registrants
  • Two complimentary registrations

Gold

Recent Call Support: