may, 2019

7may9:30 am- 4:30 pmWomen and the Law: When Child Protection are involved... Guiding and supporting your client9:30 am - 4:30 pm Melbourne CBD. To be confirmed.

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Event Details

Who should attend?

  • Practitioners in family violence services
  • Practitioners in community and health services.

What will you learn?

This session will be co-facilitated with an experienced child protection lawyer.

  • Overview of our legal system
  • How a child protection matter moves through the court, and how to assist and advocate for your clients at each stage of the process
  • What the law says about removal of children and best interests of the child
  • Practical tips on working together with lawyers, child protection workers and the courts
  • Understanding how your client’s child protection matter intersects with other legal issues she may be facing.

Time

(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Organizer

Women's Legal Service Victoria