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ACCPA 2018 Conference: New Directions in Community SafetyMay 8-10, 2018Planning is underway for the next conference to be hosted by the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association. The Conference will take place May 8 - 10 at the Holiday Inn Conference Centre Edmonton South. May 8 will be devoted to optional Pre-Conference Training Sessions. The full conference will be held May 9 & 10.READ MORE
Allies 4 Youth ConnectionsMay 14-15, 2018From May 14-15, 2018, the Allies 4 Youth Conference will bring together service providers, researchers, experts, and the youth to focus on the growing population of young people (12+) with increasingly complex needs. This conference will specifically focus on youth homelessness, aboriginal youth & social justice, ethnocultural youth & trauma, and the voice of youth. We keep in mind that all youth, deserve the opportunity to lives their lives in a meaningful way, to feel safe, and experience a sense of inclusion and belonging. This work with our youth incorporates the most recent research, literature and trends in areas such as trauma, attachment and brain development in children and youth; harm reduction; resilience; strength-based practice; collaborative, multi-disciplinary practice; trauma-informed intervention.Read More
CRIME PREVENTION WEEKMay 14-20, 2018Crime Prevention Week raises awareness about what community members can do to help keep their neighbourhoods safe. ACCPA will be working with our partners across the province to promote safety across the region and educate Albertans on personal safety measures and community safety programs like Neighbourhood Watch and Citizens Crime Patrol and more!
Fourth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public HealthToronto, Ontario Oct 21-24, 2018Marginalisation is the enemy of security and health. Too often around the world, police have been agents of marginalisation. Inclusive policing works to overcome marginalisation, by according equal or greater attention and support to populations at increased risk because they are excluded and have unequal access to justice. LEPH2018 aspires to continue to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to overcome marginalisation.Read More Here