This year’s theme is Building for the Future!

***Opening Ceremonies & Awards – Monday May 3rd @9:45am***

Monday May 3rd – Drug Use and Addictions

10:00 – 11:00  Drug Lingo – Kingston Street Health – Open to all

12:00- 12:30  Lunch and Learn – Council for Unity and Race Equality (C.U.R.E.) Employee Network –              Open to all

1:00 – 2:00 Opioid Crisis presentation from Drug Strategy Manager, Guelph/Wellington – Members only

 

Tuesday May 4th – Gangs 

10:00 – 12:00 Gangs, Social Media, and Music – Florida Gang Prosecution Unit – Members only

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch and Learn – Women in Corrections (WinC) Employee Network –  Open to All

1:00 – 2:00 Presentation by Toronto Gangs Unit and Field Intelligence Guns and Gangs Unit – Members only

Wednesday May 5th – LGTBQ+

10:00 – 11:00 – PFLAG Durham – Working with Non-Cis Gendered clients; how to communicate and document effectively – Members Only

12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch and Learn – Pride in Corrections (PinC) Employee Network- Open to all

1:00 – 2:00 – Legislation and Policies impacting LGBTQ+ in the Workplace – Members Only

 

Thursday May 6th – Mental Health and Wellness

10:00 – 11:00 – Badge of Life – Members Only

12:00 – 12:30 – Meet POAO Leadership! Q&A (special guest TBD) – Open to All

1:00 – 2:00 – Pivoting in Pandemic Times; Joel Darling – NHL Special Events – Executive Producer Hockey Night in Canada – Members Only

Friday May 7th – COVID Impacts in our work

10:00 – 11:00 – Correlation between Domestic Violence and the Pandemic; rate and impacts

12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch and Learn – Correctional Services – Nation to Nation (CS N2N) Employee Network – open to all

1:00- 2:00 – Physical Health Impacts – Pallative Education and Care for the Homeless (PEACH) – Members Only

 

To Register:

Send an email to Gareth Williams at vicepresident@poao.org.  Indicate which workshops you would like to register for.

Workshops will be limited to 80 participants!

 

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