Child protection for CLC lawyers

May 16, 2019 |

Whether or not your client is directly involved with child protection, it is essential to have a general understanding of child protection law, including how it intersects with other legal matters.

This training will provide you with a deeper understanding of child protection legislation and process.

Who should attend

CLC lawyers who practice in generalist or specialist CLCs, who wish to gain a better understanding of child protection matters.

*This training is co-facilitated with an experienced child protection lawyer

This training includes:

  • General overview of the Children Youth and Families Act, including: Legislative basis for removal of children, best interests of the children, different types of orders, time limits that may affect your client
  • The process of a child protection matter through the Children's Court
  • The intersection of family violence, family law and child protection
  • How to discuss child protection issues appropriately, particularly when clients may have additional barriers to justice
  • Practical tips to represent and work with adult clients who are involved with child protection
  • Exploration of the complexities of overlapping legal frameworks in child protection matters involving family violence

Date And Time

Tue, 25 June 2019
9:30 am – 4:30 pm AEST


King & Wood Mallesons
Level 50, 600 Bourke St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

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