What About What I Want? a child’s rights in an adult world

Child's RightsDealing with the views and rights of children — practical responses

The child’s rights include the right to be heard…

A professional development event for family law practitioners facilitated by Julie McCrossin. Keynote speakers are:

Justice Garry Foster, Family Court of Australia
● How the courts deal with the child’s rights and views, and take them into account

Kylie Beckhouse, Executive Director Family Law, Legal Aid NSW;
● An ICLs perspective … incorporating international approaches and innovations dealing with kids’ views and rights

Deborah Fry, Regional Coordinator NSW/ACT Child Dispute Services Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia
● How does a family consultant manage children’s views

Lisa Robinson, UnitingCare Unifam, The Anchor Program
● Honouring the experience of the child, therapeutic work with children and their parents post-separation

The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session with the keynote speakers.

TIME: 3:30PM START (registrations commence at 3:00pm)
WHERE: Aerial UTS Function Centre
UTS Building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones St, Broadway

Limited parking in the building. Other parking stations are: Market City (2 Quay St Haymarket); Broadway Shopping Centre (1 Bay St, Ultimo). Easy walk from Central Railway Station and /or bus stop nearby

COST: $120 PER PERSON, includes dinner and drinks
RSVP: Wednesday, 11th March 2015
Complete online registration form: http://greatersydney.flpn.com.au/

The event is worth 2.5 CLE points for Lawyers

Spaces at this event will be limited. Get your registration in early

For any enquiries, please contact Jenny Dawson, GSFLPN Project Officer: greatersydney@flpn.com.au or 8522 4412

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