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Law for Community Sector Workers Care & Protection

We run free workshops for staff, volunteers and board/committee members of NSW community organisations.  

This workshop covers:

  • Overview of the Care and Protection system
  • Who reports and where?
  • Care Plan Agreements, Parental Responsibility Contracts and Temporary Care Arrangements
  • Processes in the Children's Court
  • Where to get legal help

This workshop is delivered by Legal Aid NSW lawyers with extensive experience in Care & Protection.

Registration is essential as places for this workshop are limited. 

 

Who should attend? 


  • Staff who have contact with parents involved in the Care & Protection system including those working in the disability, family support and social welfare sectors.
  • Staff who have contact with carers involved in the Care & Protection system including those working in the disability, respite and family services workers.

Learning Outcomes 


By completing this workshop, participants will have information and tools to:

  • Explain the Care & Protection system
  • Describe the different types of interventions
  • Explain the processes of the Children's Court
  • Identify where to get legal help and information

Duration

This is a half-day workshop of 3 hours duration.