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AASW (WA) Working with Families Involved with the Family Court

Event Details
Date: 30 October 2018
Time: 9.00am to 1.00pm
Venue: City West Lotteries House, WA
State: Western Australia
CPD hrs: AASW Members can claim CPD Hours under Category 2 : 4 hours
Cost:

Member: $60
Non-Member: $80

Student & Retired Members: $50

No Refunds after the 1st of August.

Organiser: AASW WA Branch
Further information
Contact

AASW WA office aaswwa@aasw.asn.au

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Working with Families Involved with the Family Court

The AASW invites you to this workshop on Working with Families Involved with the Family Court facilitated by Adam Peaty. The workshop will provide participants with the conceptual and practical knowledge to assist them with working with families who become involved in family court proceedings.

Who should attend:

Practitioners who work with individuals and families involved in the Family Court and students who wish to become involved in this area.

Goals for the Course:

Provide attendees with conceptual and practical knowledge to assist them in working with individuals and families who are directly and indirectly involved with Family Court proceedings.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify positive factors around working with individuals and families in the Family Court.
  • Develop a conceptual framework for understanding key issues impacting on families involved with the Family Court.
  • Develop the capacity to discern what stage of the Family Court process individuals and families may be at and the relevance to dynamics/issues occurring.
  • Understand the key stakeholders relevant to families involved in the Family Court
  • Have acquired tools to identify interventions or support that may be helpful when working with individuals and families in the Family Court.
  • Have an awareness of possible risks involved with working in this area.
  • An understanding of useful resources available.

Presenter: Adam Peaty

Adam has worked as a social worker for 25 years in the areas of: child protection, the Family Court, foster care and family reunification. For the past 15 years Adam has worked in private practice with the majority of his work being Single Expert Witness psychosocial assessments for the Family Court of WA, various agencies and the Children’s Court. Adam has produced over 750 Single Expert Witness reports. He has extensive experience of legal cross-examination in the Family Court. Through this work Adam has developed a conceptual framework and practical skills to enable successful work with individuals and families involved with the Family Court. Adam strongly believes that practitioners can contribute positively to assist families during their journey through the Family Court process.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers