Law for Community Workers
Looking for practical training about the law that's designed for community workers?
Community workers can play a key role in assisting their clients to access legal help.
Law for Community Workers aims to help community workers to:
- identify legal problems
- assist clients to understand the legal system and legal procedures
- understand the range of legal assistance services available in South Australia and
- make timely appropriate referrals for legal assistance and advice.
The program focusses on key areas of law that are relevant for community workers and their clients. Our current schedule is below.
When are the sessions held?
Sessions are usually scheduled from 12.30-1.30pm on Thursdays.
Where are the sessions held?
You can attend in person OR via our user-friendly webcast system. When you register you receive the details for your chosen type of attendance.
How do I register?
You can register on our booking page (on Eventbrite) here or by using the green button below.
Who presents the sessions?
The sessions are all presented by lawyers from the Legal Services Commission who are experienced in their field.
Do you provide resources?
We provide you with a fact sheet summarising every topic.
Current Law for Community Workers schedule
We have concluded our program for 2017 and we are currently preparing the program for 2018.
Sessions available from July - December 2017 were:
3 August: Helping Clients with Legal Problems
17 August: Family Law for Community Workers
7 September: Family Violence Law for Community Workers
21 September: Credit and Debt for Community Workers
19 October: Centrelink Issues for Community Workers
26 October: Tenancy Law for Community Workers
To attend a session, you can register by simply clicking on the green button below. Note: As you can attend either in person or via webcast, please check that when you select a session, you have selected the option that suits you, before finalising your booking.
For information about the Law for Community Workers program contact the LCW Coordinator, Paula Meegan
firstname.lastname@example.org or ph. 8111 5749.