From Evidence to Practice: The 2nd Australasian Youth Justice Conference
Date: 13 - 15 September 2016
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
The Australasian Juvenile Justice Administrators (AJJA) and the Griffith Criminology Institute are proud to announce From Evidence to Practice: The 2nd Australasian Youth Justice Conference.
Informed by the Principles of Youth Justice in Australia, the conference will be held in Brisbane from 13-15 September 2016, and will be of great interest to researchers, policy makers and practitioners from government and non-government sectors.
Professor Colleen Hayward AM | Edith Cowan University
Professor Colleen Hayward is a senior Noongar woman with extensive family links throughout the south-west of WA. She has an extensive background in a range of areas including law & justice as well as significant experience in policy and management. In 2015, Colleen was awarded the Leadership WA Honorary Fellow Award, was also a WA finalist in the Australian or the Year Awards and was made a Life Member of Celebrate WA. Learn more
Professor Patrick McGorry | Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health
Professor Patrick McGorry is the Executive Director of Orygen, Professor of Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne, and a Director of the Board of the National Youth Mental Health Foundation (headspace). He is a world-leading researcher in the area of early psychosis and youth mental health, and has a strong interest in promoting the mental health of the homeless, refugees and asylum seekers. Learn more
Ms Khylee Quince | The University of Auckland
Khylee Quince is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law at The University of Auckland. She teaches Criminal Law, Advanced Criminal Law and Youth Justice. Her research interests lie within those fields; in particular Māori and the criminal justice system, tikanga Māori and the law, restorative justice and alternative dispute resolution, Māori women and the law, indigenous peoples and the law.
Professor Linda Teplin | Northwestern University
Professor Teplin is the Owen L. Coon Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Vice Chair of Research, and the Director of the Health Disparities and Public Policy Program at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is Principal Investigator of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large scale, longitudinal study of the health needs and outcomes of juvenile detainees. Published papers have addressed a variety of topics: psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, health services, death rates, child maltreatment, trauma, suicidal ideation, functional impairment, and HIV/AIDS risk behaviors. Learn more
Professor Rob White | University of Tasmania
Rob White is Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania. He has published widely in youth studies and criminology. Among his recent books are Youth Gangs, Violence and Social Respect; Innovative Justice (with Hannah Graham); and Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia (with Chris Cunneen & Kelly Richards). He is the academic editor of the Journal of Applied Youth Studies. Learn more