Criminal Justice - Nanaimo Section Meeting 

Jul. 18, 2019
Nanaimo BC

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Tillicum Lelum  - Transformative Justice Project
This meeting is being hosted by the Criminal Justice - Nanaimo Section.

Speaker(s): Claudio Aguilera, Management Team, Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Health
Trish Pantell, Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia (NCCABC)
Desiree Thomas, Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia (NCCABC)
Frank Dubenski, Crown Counsel
Time: Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm (Pacific Time)
Location: Gina's Mexican Cafe, 47 Skinner Street, Nanaimo, BC
Meal Cost: Lunch is à la carte.
CPD Hours: 1.50
Please note that this is an estimate of the total hours of CPD that are being offered. Upon the conclusion of the meeting, an assessment will be made as to exactly how many hours will be approved.
Claudio Aguilera, Trish Pantell, Desiree Thomas and Frank Dubenski will lead a presentation introducing new services offered at the Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Center.

The speakers will discuss the transformative justice initiative currently underway that will fast-track criminal court referrals for needs assessment and support agency referrals for Indigenous clients who wish to access these resources in the early stages of criminal proceeedings. A guilty plea or finding of guilt is not required to access these resources, which will be available in the planning of diversion requests, restorative justice approaches and Gladue case management.

This presentation will be of interest to defence lawyers, prosecutors, Community Corrections personnel and Restorative Justice program facilitators.

Accessibility & Inclusiveness
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