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The Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals

CATAP holds a number of events open to both members and non-members. We also post events for other organizations or associations that we think are of interest to our members.

   Annual Conference

October 13 to 17

2018 Annual CATAP Workshop & Conference

We are pleased to announce the 2018 CATAP Workshop (October 13th – 14th) and Conference (October 15th – 17th) at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, BC.

Click "MORE INFO" below to view our full program, and Sign up now!

PDF version of brochure available for download here

    More Info....
2018 Annual CATAP Workshop & Conference

October 13 to 17

2018 Annual CATAP Workshop & Conference

We are pleased to announce the 2018 CATAP Workshop (October 13th – 14th) and Conference (October 15th – 17th) at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, BC.

Click "MORE INFO" below to view our full program, and Sign up now!

PDF version of brochure available for download here

Friday 12 October 2018: Early Registration | 18:00 – 20:00


WORKSHOP PROGRAM

 

Participants may choose the Advanced/Special Topics or Foundational stream. Each stream comprises two workshop days. Please see www.catap.ca for details and learning objectives.

 

Registration and continental breakfast for all workshops is available 08:00– 09:00. Workshops commence at 09:00 and conclude at 16:30, with a one hour lunch break (lunch not provided).

 

 

SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER

 

Advanced/Special Topics Stream

The Implications of Corruption in Policing (and Elsewhere): When “Good Guys” Threaten Public Safety

Presenters: Mr. John Neily and Ms. Tracey Marshall

 

Foundational Stream

Certification*: Preparing for the Written Exam (DAY 1 of 2)

Presenters: Dr. Peter Collins, Dr. Laura Guy, Dr. Stephen Hart, Ms. Tracey Marshall, and Ms. Trudy Triplett

 

* CATAP Certification: Preparing for the Written Exam

Considering pursuing the CATAP threat assessment and management certification credential? This foundational level workshop will provide an in depth review of the six content areas covered on the written exam: violence, threat assessment, legal issues, basic procedures, tools, and ethical and professional issues. To make the most of this opportunity, attendees are strongly encouraged to complete the core readings on the CATAP certification written exam list (available at catap.ca) in advance.

 

Hospitality Night | 19:00 – 21:00 | Penthouse Suites 1241 and 1242

 

SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER

 

Advanced/Special Topics Stream

Advanced Threat Assessment and Management

Presenter: Mr. Steve Weston

 

Foundational Stream

Certification: Preparing for the Written Exam (DAY 2 of 2)

Presenters: As above

 

Early Registration for Conference | 17:00-19:00 | Frontenac Foyer 

 

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

Please note that although we will endeavor to keep the schedule as above, with unforeseen circumstances, the speakers, times and dates are subject to change.

 

 

MONDAY 15 OCTOBER

 

 

07:30- 8:00

Registration – Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:15

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

President Darren Balsom

8:15-9:15

Mr. Roger Brown (Self-Care for Threat Assessors)

9:15-9:30

BREAK (15 mins)

9:30-10:30

Mr. Bryan Flannery (Mr. Todd and The Mob - How a Reference to Pop-Culture Increased the Threat in an Exceptional Case)

10:30-10:45

BREAK (15 mins)

10:45-12:15

Dr. Stephen Hart (Violent Thoughts and Violent Risk)

12:15-13:15

Lunch Buffet (provided) Room: MacDonald DEF

SIG Meeting | 12:00-13:30 | Room: Montebello

13:15-14:45

Dr. Russell Palarea & Mr. Chuck Tobin (Sometimes They Come Back: The Multiyear Stalking of a Corporation, an Attempted Attack, an Incarceration, and Continued Stalking Upon Release)

14:45-15:00

BREAK (15 mins)

15:00-16:30

Mr. Steve Weston (Recognizing the Threat, New Perspectives on Establishing Reporting Criterias and Processes)

 

 

Hospitality Night | 19:00 – 22:00 | Penthouse Suites 1241 and 1242

 

TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER

 

 

07:30 – 08:00

Continental Breakfast

08:00- 9:30

Dr. Lynne Bibeau & S/D Cedric Aubut (Quebec Mosque Shooting)

9:30 – 9:45

BREAK (15 mins)

9:45 - 11:15

Dr. Paul Gill

11:15-12:15

Lunch Buffet (provided) Room: MacDonald DEF

12:15 – 13:30

Dr. Rudy Lorber & Det. Rande Christiansen (An Anonymous Threat of Potential Sexual Violence)

13:30 -13:45

BREAK (15 mins)

13:45-14:45

Dr. David Hill (Assessing and Managing Violence Risk with Dual Status Offenders Under Section 672 of the Criminal Code of Canada)

14:45-15:00

BREAK (15 mins)

15:00- 16:30

SSA Molly Amman (90 Days in Africa: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction in Cross-Border Threat Assessment)

 

Annual General Meeting | 17:00-18:00 | Empress C

Fireside Chat | 18:00-21:00 | Empress AB

WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER

 

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00

Capt. John Pelletier (Case Study, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Incident on 1 October 2017)

10:00- 10:15

BREAK (15 mins)

10:15-11:30

Capt. John Pelletier continued

11:30-11:45

BREAK (15 mins)

11:45-12:45

Dr. Matt Logan & Sgt. Jamie DeWit (When Threat Assessors and Mental Health Professionals Disagree)

12:45-13:00

Closing Remarks: President Darren Balsom

14:00-15:00

Bonus Post-Secondary SIG Session – ALL WELCOME (Ms. Trudy Triplett & Mr. Graham McCartney (Risk Assessment in Post-Secondary)

15:00-15:15

BREAK (15 mins)

15:15-16:30

Panel (Threat Assessment Across Various Agencies)

 

 

 

 

Friday 12 October 2018: Early Registration | 18:00 – 20:00


WORKSHOP PROGRAM

 

Participants may choose the Advanced/Special Topics or Foundational stream. Each stream comprises two workshop days. Please see www.catap.ca for details and learning objectives.

 

Registration and continental breakfast for all workshops is available 08:00– 09:00. Workshops commence at 09:00 and conclude at 16:30, with a one hour lunch break (lunch not provided).

 

 

SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER

 

Advanced/Special Topics Stream

The Implications of Corruption in Policing (and Elsewhere): When “Good Guys” Threaten Public Safety

Presenters: Mr. John Neily and Ms. Tracey Marshall

 

Foundational Stream

Certification*: Preparing for the Written Exam (DAY 1 of 2)

Presenters: Dr. Peter Collins, Dr. Laura Guy, Dr. Stephen Hart, Ms. Tracey Marshall, and Ms. Trudy Triplett

 

* CATAP Certification: Preparing for the Written Exam

Considering pursuing the CATAP threat assessment and management certification credential? This foundational level workshop will provide an in depth review of the six content areas covered on the written exam: violence, threat assessment, legal issues, basic procedures, tools, and ethical and professional issues. To make the most of this opportunity, attendees are strongly encouraged to complete the core readings on the CATAP certification written exam list (available at catap.ca) in advance.

 

Hospitality Night | 19:00 – 21:00 | Penthouse Suites 1241 and 1242

 

SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER

 

Advanced/Special Topics Stream

Advanced Threat Assessment and Management

Presenter: Mr. Steve Weston

 

Foundational Stream

Certification: Preparing for the Written Exam (DAY 2 of 2)

Presenters: As above

 

Early Registration for Conference | 17:00-19:00 | Frontenac Foyer

 

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

Please note that although we will endeavor to keep the schedule as above, with unforeseen circumstances, the speakers, times and dates are subject to change.

 

 

MONDAY 15 OCTOBER

 

 

07:30- 8:00

Registration – Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:15

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

President Darren Balsom

8:15-9:15

Mr. Roger Brown (Self-Care for Threat Assessors)

9:15-9:30

BREAK (15 mins)

9:30-10:30

Mr. Bryan Flannery (Mr. Todd and The Mob - How a Reference to Pop-Culture Increased the Threat in an Exceptional Case)

10:30-10:45

BREAK (15 mins)

10:45-12:15

Dr. Stephen Hart (Violent Thoughts and Violent Risk)

12:15-13:15

Lunch Buffet (provided) Room: MacDonald DEF

SIG Meeting | 12:00-13:30 | Room: Montebello

13:15-14:45

Dr. Russell Palarea & Mr. Chuck Tobin (Sometimes They Come Back: The Multiyear Stalking of a Corporation, an Attempted Attack, an Incarceration, and Continued Stalking Upon Release)

14:45-15:00

BREAK (15 mins)

15:00-16:30

Mr. Steve Weston (Recognizing the Threat, New Perspectives on Establishing Reporting Criterias and Processes)

 

 

Hospitality Night | 19:00 – 22:00 | Penthouse Suites 1241 and 1242

 

TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER

 

 

07:30 – 08:00

Continental Breakfast

08:00- 9:30

Dr. Lynne Bibeau & S/D Cedric Aubut (Quebec Mosque Shooting)

9:30 – 9:45

BREAK (15 mins)

9:45 - 11:15

Dr. Paul Gill

11:15-12:15

Lunch Buffet (provided) Room: MacDonald DEF

12:15 – 13:30

Dr. Rudy Lorber & Det. Rande Christiansen (An Anonymous Threat of Potential Sexual Violence)

13:30 -13:45

BREAK (15 mins)

13:45-14:45

Dr. David Hill (Assessing and Managing Violence Risk with Dual Status Offenders Under Section 672 of the Criminal Code of Canada)

14:45-15:00

BREAK (15 mins)

15:00- 16:30

SSA Molly Amman (90 Days in Africa: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction in Cross-Border Threat Assessment)

 

Annual General Meeting | 17:00-18:00 | Empress C

Fireside Chat | 18:00-21:00 | Empress AB

WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER

 

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00

Capt. John Pelletier (Case Study, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Incident on 1 October 2017)

10:00- 10:15

BREAK (15 mins)

10:15-11:30

Capt. John Pelletier continued

11:30-11:45

BREAK (15 mins)

11:45-12:45

Dr. Matt Logan & Sgt. Jamie DeWit (When Threat Assessors and Mental Health Professionals Disagree)

12:45-13:00

Closing Remarks: President Darren Balsom

14:00-15:00

Bonus Post-Secondary SIG Session – ALL WELCOME (Ms. Trudy Triplett & Mr. Graham McCartney (Risk Assessment in Post-Secondary)

15:00-15:15

BREAK (15 mins)

15:15-16:30

Panel (Threat Assessment Across Various Agencies)

 

 

 

 

    More Info....
Workshop and Conference Program

Friday 12 October 2018: Early Registration | 18:00 – 20:00


WORKSHOP PROGRAM

 

Participants may choose the Advanced/Special Topics or Foundational stream. Each stream comprises two workshop days. Please see www.catap.ca for details and learning objectives.

 

Registration and continental breakfast for all workshops is available 08:00– 09:00. Workshops commence at 09:00 and conclude at 16:30, with a one hour lunch break (lunch not provided).

 

 

SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER

 

Advanced/Special Topics Stream

The Implications of Corruption in Policing (and Elsewhere): When “Good Guys” Threaten Public Safety

Presenters: Mr. John Neily and Ms. Tracey Marshall

 

Foundational Stream

Certification*: Preparing for the Written Exam (DAY 1 of 2)

Presenters: Dr. Peter Collins, Dr. Laura Guy, Dr. Stephen Hart, Ms. Tracey Marshall, and Ms. Trudy Triplett

 

* CATAP Certification: Preparing for the Written Exam

Considering pursuing the CATAP threat assessment and management certification credential? This foundational level workshop will provide an in depth review of the six content areas covered on the written exam: violence, threat assessment, legal issues, basic procedures, tools, and ethical and professional issues. To make the most of this opportunity, attendees are strongly encouraged to complete the core readings on the CATAP certification written exam list (available at catap.ca) in advance.

 

Hospitality Night | 19:00 – 21:00 | Penthouse Suites 1241 and 1242

 

SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER

 

Advanced/Special Topics Stream

Advanced Threat Assessment and Management

Presenter: Mr. Steve Weston

 

Foundational Stream

Certification: Preparing for the Written Exam (DAY 2 of 2)

Presenters: As above

 

Early Registration for Conference | 17:00-19:00 | Frontenac Foyer

 

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

Please note that although we will endeavor to keep the schedule as above, with unforeseen circumstances, the speakers, times and dates are subject to change.

 

 

MONDAY 15 OCTOBER

 

 

07:30- 8:00

Registration – Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:15

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

President Darren Balsom

8:15-9:15

Mr. Roger Brown (Self-Care for Threat Assessors)

9:15-9:30

BREAK (15 mins)

9:30-10:30

Mr. Bryan Flannery (Mr. Todd and The Mob - How a Reference to Pop-Culture Increased the Threat in an Exceptional Case)

10:30-10:45

BREAK (15 mins)

10:45-12:15

Dr. Stephen Hart (Violent Thoughts and Violent Risk)

12:15-13:15

Lunch Buffet (provided) Room: MacDonald DEF

SIG Meeting | 12:00-13:30 | Room: Montebello

13:15-14:45

Dr. Russell Palarea & Mr. Chuck Tobin (Sometimes They Come Back: The Multiyear Stalking of a Corporation, an Attempted Attack, an Incarceration, and Continued Stalking Upon Release)

14:45-15:00

BREAK (15 mins)

15:00-16:30

Mr. Steve Weston (Recognizing the Threat, New Perspectives on Establishing Reporting Criterias and Processes)

 

 

Hospitality Night | 19:00 – 22:00 | Penthouse Suites 1241 and 1242

 

TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER

 

 

07:30 – 08:00

Continental Breakfast

08:00- 9:30

Dr. Lynne Bibeau & S/D Cedric Aubut (Quebec Mosque Shooting)

9:30 – 9:45

BREAK (15 mins)

9:45 - 11:15

Dr. Paul Gill

11:15-12:15

Lunch Buffet (provided) Room: MacDonald DEF

12:15 – 13:30

Dr. Rudy Lorber & Det. Rande Christiansen (An Anonymous Threat of Potential Sexual Violence)

13:30 -13:45

BREAK (15 mins)

13:45-14:45

Dr. David Hill (Assessing and Managing Violence Risk with Dual Status Offenders Under Section 672 of the Criminal Code of Canada)

14:45-15:00

BREAK (15 mins)

15:00- 16:30

SSA Molly Amman (90 Days in Africa: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction in Cross-Border Threat Assessment)

 

Annual General Meeting | 17:00-18:00 | Empress C

Fireside Chat | 18:00-21:00 | Empress AB

WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER

 

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00

Capt. John Pelletier (Case Study, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Incident on 1 October 2017)

10:00- 10:15

BREAK (15 mins)

10:15-11:30

Capt. John Pelletier continued

11:30-11:45

BREAK (15 mins)

11:45-12:45

Dr. Matt Logan & Sgt. Jamie DeWit (When Threat Assessors and Mental Health Professionals Disagree)

12:45-13:00

Closing Remarks: President Darren Balsom

14:00-15:00

Bonus Post-Secondary SIG Session – ALL WELCOME (Ms. Trudy Triplett & Mr. Graham McCartney (Risk Assessment in Post-Secondary)

15:00-15:15

BREAK (15 mins)

15:15-16:30

Panel (Threat Assessment Across Various Agencies)

 

 

 

 

PRICING

Participants can attend the 2-Day Workshop and/or the 3-Day Conference. CATAP members will attend at reduced rates. Members must provide account login details to register at reduced rates. To become a member prior to registering for the event, apply to join.

 

Group Discount is now available. Register 5 individuals from the same organization at the same time (pay all at once) and get the 5th registrant free. Please contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca for assistance.

 

Pricing

Loyalty Members

CATAP and other TAP members

Non-members

Early Bird (before 15 Sept 2018)

Conference and Workshop

$725

$775

$975

Regular (from 15 Sept 2018)

Conference and Workshop

$800

$850

$1050

Conference only

 

$725

$875

Workshop only

 

$550

$700

 

 

Full refund provided prior to 1 October 2018; 50% refund prior to 10 October 2018; and no refunds after October 10, 2018.

 

Loyalty members are those with current membership who attended two of the last three CATAP conferences (2015-2017). To register at the loyalty member rate, please contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca for assistance.

 

 

CATAP is pleased to offer reduced rates to members in good standing at CATAP sister associations. ATAP, AETAP, and APATAP members should contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca to register at reduced rates.

 

Students are invited to register for attendance at the Workshop and Conference at the discounted rate of $425, and at $300 if presenting a poster. Students are individuals enrolled full-time in secondary or post-secondary educational programs during the 2017-2018 academic year (typically, Fall 2017 to Winter 2018). Send one of the following to darren.balsom@catap.ca when registering as a student: (1) Current academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable); (2) letter of recommendation from academic or field supervisor; or (3) verification of student status, if not reflected on transcript or in reference letter.

 

Poster presenters, please contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca for assistance in registering for the Workshop and Conference at the reduced rate of $600.

 

 

    More Info....
Pricing

PRICING

Participants can attend the 2-Day Workshop and/or the 3-Day Conference. CATAP members will attend at reduced rates. Members must provide account login details to register at reduced rates. To become a member prior to registering for the event, apply to join.

 

Group Discount is now available. Register 5 individuals from the same organization at the same time (pay all at once) and get the 5th registrant free. Please contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca for assistance.

 

Pricing

Loyalty Members

CATAP and other TAP members

Non-members

Early Bird (before 15 Sept 2018)

Conference and Workshop

$725

$775

$975

Regular (from 15 Sept 2018)

Conference and Workshop

$800

$850

$1050

Conference only

 

$725

$875

Workshop only

 

$550

$700

 

 

Full refund provided prior to 1 October 2018; 50% refund prior to 10 October 2018; and no refunds after October 10, 2018.

 

Loyalty members are those with current membership who attended two of the last three CATAP conferences (2015-2017). To register at the loyalty member rate, please contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca for assistance.

 

 

CATAP is pleased to offer reduced rates to members in good standing at CATAP sister associations. ATAP, AETAP, and APATAP members should contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca to register at reduced rates.

 

Students are invited to register for attendance at the Workshop and Conference at the discounted rate of $425, and at $300 if presenting a poster. Students are individuals enrolled full-time in secondary or post-secondary educational programs during the 2017-2018 academic year (typically, Fall 2017 to Winter 2018). Send one of the following to darren.balsom@catap.ca when registering as a student: (1) Current academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable); (2) letter of recommendation from academic or field supervisor; or (3) verification of student status, if not reflected on transcript or in reference letter.

 

Poster presenters, please contact geoff.frisby@catap.ca for assistance in registering for the Workshop and Conference at the reduced rate of $600.

 

 

 

HOTEL

 

This year's CATAP Annual Workshop and Conference is being held at the beautiful and historic Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler's landmark ski‐in ski‐out hotel and BC golf resort, Fairmont Chateau Whistler defines mountain luxury.

 

Click here for directions

 

We have secured an excellent rate of $199/night (excluding resort fees and taxes) and recommend you book early to ensure you obtain a room under CATAP’s room block. To do so, please visit https://aws.passkey.com/go/catap2018 or contact the hotel directly at 1-800-606-8244. Please identify yourself as being part of CATAP 2018 and use our promotion code '1018CATAP’ to receive CATAP’s special rate ($199/night).

 


 

TRAVEL 

We’ve teamed up with great organizations to offer you fantastic services at discounted rates:

 

Air Canada is the official airline for this year’s Workshop and Conference. Access aircanada.ca and ender the promo code in the search panel to obtain 10% off eligible fares for flights to Vancouver (YVR) between Saturday 6 October and Wednesday 24 October 2018.

CODE: 2YKVM4X1

 

Book online with Pacific Coach for a discounted rate for your trip up to Whistler. Valid for trips between 9 – 25 October 2018.

YVR to/from Whistler: 15% off – retail rates $59.00 (one way), $108.00 (return)

Vancouver Downtown to/from Whistler: 10% off – retail rates $27.50 (one way), $55.00 (return trip)

CODE: CATAP2018

 

Call 1 (800) 331-1600 or follow this link to book via our customized reservation site. The code below will be active from seven days prior to the event until seven days after the event.

 

CODE: D594021

 

 

 

    More Info....
Hotel Information and Travel Logistics

 

HOTEL

 

This year's CATAP Annual Workshop and Conference is being held at the beautiful and historic Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler's landmark ski‐in ski‐out hotel and BC golf resort, Fairmont Chateau Whistler defines mountain luxury.

 

Click here for directions

 

We have secured an excellent rate of $199/night (excluding resort fees and taxes) and recommend you book early to ensure you obtain a room under CATAP’s room block. To do so, please visit https://aws.passkey.com/go/catap2018 or contact the hotel directly at 1-800-606-8244. Please identify yourself as being part of CATAP 2018 and use our promotion code '1018CATAP’ to receive CATAP’s special rate ($199/night).

 


 

TRAVEL 

We’ve teamed up with great organizations to offer you fantastic services at discounted rates:

 

Air Canada is the official airline for this year’s Workshop and Conference. Access aircanada.ca and ender the promo code in the search panel to obtain 10% off eligible fares for flights to Vancouver (YVR) between Saturday 6 October and Wednesday 24 October 2018.

CODE: 2YKVM4X1

 

Book online with Pacific Coach for a discounted rate for your trip up to Whistler. Valid for trips between 9 – 25 October 2018.

YVR to/from Whistler: 15% off – retail rates $59.00 (one way), $108.00 (return)

Vancouver Downtown to/from Whistler: 10% off – retail rates $27.50 (one way), $55.00 (return trip)

CODE: CATAP2018

 

Call 1 (800) 331-1600 or follow this link to book via our customized reservation site. The code below will be active from seven days prior to the event until seven days after the event.

 

CODE: D594021

 

 

 

2018 Annual CATAP Workshop & Conference
Workshop and Conference Program
Pricing
Hotel Information and Travel Logistics

Regional Events

Non-Association Events

Edmonton Regional Event
June 13, 2018 - University of Alberta
Halifax Regional Event
May 31, 2018 - St. Mary's University - Halifax
Saskatoon Regional Event with Dr. Laura Guy
May 9, 2018 - University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon
Sex Crimes – Paedophilia, Child Molestation and Cross-Associated Sexual Deviances
May 4th, 2018
Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport (Winnipeg, MB)
Specialized Training Services (STS) Canadian Training
September 11 - 14, 2018
Ottawa, Ontario
WAVR Training
Risk of Workplace & Campus-Related Targeted Violence
March 1-2, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
CTRI Workshop
Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and Response
Oct 6, 2016, Whitehorse, YT

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Benefits of Membership

CATAP members get the benefit of reduced rates and group rates on all of our events. Our Annual Conference materials, including presentation slides, supporting documents and speaker bios are available following our events through our website.

If you are interested in CATAP's mission, or in engaging more with research and education around threat assessment and violence, you can apply to join CATAP through our website.

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