Honouring the Circle, Connections and Wisdom - September 25-27, 2011

First Canadian Conference on Family Group Conferencing: Honouring the Circle, Connections and Wisdom

The first ever Canadian conference on family group decision making! American Humane Association and Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies joined to bring you Honouring the Circle, Connections and Wisdom held in Toronto at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel - Toronto Airport from Sunday, September 25 to Tuesday, September 27, 2011.

Who Attended
The conference program had a plethora of workshops for administrators, supervisors, practitioners, judges, legal professionals, policymakers, researchers/evaluators, advocates and family members. Presentations were organized to follow one of the following tracks and had varying levels, as determined by the presenters:

Track 1. Innovative Practices and Developments
Track 2. Youth and Family Engagement
Track 3. Collaboration and Implementation Within and Across Systems
Track 4. Implementation: Building a Strong and Sustainable Foundation
Track 5. Culture, Privilege, Bias and Power
Track 6. Aboriginal Practices

Click here to view the Presentations and Papers.