Access to Justice for Children: Best Interests of the Child





Product Type: Course

Format
Courses - In-Person
Start Date & Time
2020-03-05 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2020-03-06 4:30 PM
Location
Pan Pacific Hotel


Format
Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2020-03-05 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2020-03-06 4:30 PM
Online Provider
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DescriptionMore DetailAgenda

Working with children in all areas of law

Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6, 2020
9:00 am - 4:30 pm (both days)
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar

Indigenous Youth Art Reception: Day 1
Thursday, March 5, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Who should attend: Lawyers in all practice areas, judges, family justice counselors, mediators, arbitrators, parenting coordinators, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, law students, and everyone whose work impacts children

Learning level: All levels

This multi-disciplinary training meets the needs of professionals who work with children in all areas of law. It will help you sharpen your knowledge and practice on the best interests of the child, and meet each child's unique circumstances considering influences such as culture, ability, and trauma.   

Using a practice framework, grounded in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, we will provide essential information on healthy development for children, best interest practices, and other access to justice needs at each age and stage of the child's life.

You will receive concrete examples and tips on how to adapt your practice to meet the child in their particular context. We will also explore the continuum of services available to children in BC to address these issues, and how to triage a situation given the lived reality of the child.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 14 hours (a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Halie Kwanxwa'loga Bruce Cedar and Sage Law Corporation, Chilliwack
The Honourable Donna J. Martinson, QC Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver
Suzanne S. Williams Brown Henderson Melbye, Victoria

 

Pricing 

EARLY BIRD 
Register by Feb. 6/20
Regular Price
After Feb. 6/20
In-Person* $1,129 $1,239
In-Person Articled Student* $689.50 $689.50
Webinar $889 $989
Webinar Articled Student $494.50 $494.50

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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.

*Lunch is included both days.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Teresa Sheward
tsheward@cle.bc.ca
*non-practising


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