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June Grand Rounds: Substance Use in the Criminal Justice System in Canada

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us on Friday, June 7 at 1pm. No cost and open to all.
FREE ON-LINE WEBINAR: Substance Use in the Criminal Justice System in Canada with John Weekes, Ph.D., Director of Knowledge Mobilization and Strategic Partnerships at the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.


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About our speaker:

John Weekes, Ph.D. is Director of Knowledge Mobilization and Strategic Partnerships at the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. John trained as a scientist/practitioner and has been an active Adjunct Research Professor of Forensic Psychology and Substance Use Health in the Department of Psychology at Carleton University for over 30 years. He has supervised and mentored over 80 undergraduate and graduate students. John is an affiliate of the Mental Health and Well-Being Research and Training Hub (MeWeRTH) at Carleton and he serves on the Advisory Board of the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science and Justice Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. John has served as an expert advisor and on substance use and drug strategy and policy issues for numerous domestic and international organizations and governments including the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, UK Ministry of Justice, Irish Prison Service, The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police, and the Volunteers of America, to name a few. John is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Maud Booth Correctional Services Award from Volunteers of America in recognition of his career contributions to evidence-based and humanitarian approaches within the criminal justice system. John continues a 40-year career of contributing to science through regular publications in leading scientific journals, co-authoring book chapters, and presenting at conferences. In all of his work, John is guided and influenced heavily by those who have personal expertise of substance use. He holds a doctorate in quantitative experimental psychology from Ohio University and master’s degrees in both experimental psychology (Carleton) and clinical psychology (Ohio).

Details

Date:
June 7
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue

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