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18 May 2017

Children Order Conference 2017


Date 18 May 2017
Time 09:30 - 16:00
Location Crowne Plaza, Shawsbridge, Belfast
Cost £150.00 per person
CPD Points 5
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5 CPD hours to include 2 Client Care and Practice Management and 3 General Group Study hours.


 This event, organised by the Children Order Panel Accreditation Board, will be a    valuable course for those:

- Working in the area of the Children Order;

- Currently on the Children Order Panel;

- Who are not members of the Panel but practise in this area.

A range of experts in this field will be delivering presentations on topical and relevant issues.

The programme for the day is as follows:

9.00am Registration and Coffee

9.30am Introduction - Fiona Donnelly, Chair of the Children Order Panel

             Accreditation Board

9.40am Welcome The Honourable Mr Justice O’Hara

10.00am Civil Justice Review – Family Update, The Right Honourable Lord

               Justice Gillen 

10.45am Coffee

11.10am The role of a psychiatrist in Children Order Cases - Mike Shaw, FDAC

11.50am The judicial experience in Court - Nick Crichton, FDAC

12.30pm Break out groups, either:

a. Etrials and digitalisation - Caselines and DLS

b. Marginalisation issues in Children Order cases - BME and disability - John Sheldon and Patricia Devine, NIGALA / Legally Able

1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm Parental alienation and co-parenting - Karen Woodall, Family Separation Clinic

2.45pm Break out groups, either:

c. Brexit implications for Children Order Cases - Grainne Murphy BL

d. How to think differently about people who think differently - autism - Clare Burke

3.15pm Avoiding delay in the best interests of the child -  Suzanne Rice, Solicitor

4.00pm Close - Mike Shaw

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