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What training do we provide?

The provision of training and information events is integral to the work of the Children’s Law Centre.  All training delivered by CLC is directly informed by legal, policy and legislative developments relevant to children and young people and is underpinned by the key principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, ratified by the UK Government in 1991:

    Article 2 - Non discrimination

    Article 3 - Best Interests of the Child

    Article 12 - Voice of the Child


CLC training aims to support all stakeholders in making children's rights a reality in this jurisdiction by:

  •     Raising awareness and understanding of children's rights
  •     Promoting the protection and mainstreaming of children's rights

Training Calendar Courses - All Sectors

Course fees (unless stated otherwise)

CLC member rate  £45 plus VAT (£54)

Non member rate  £65 plus VAT (£78)

To book online for any of the courses below click here and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The Rights of Homeless Young People

21 June 2017 - 10am - 12pm

Venue: Children's Law Centre

Cost: £30 plus VAT or discounted rate of £15 plus VAT for students, the unwaged, pupil barristers and apprentice solicitors

Aim: To support those advocating for the accommodation rights of young people, including young people who interface with the juvenile justice system.

Audience: All working with and/or advocating on behalf of homeless young people including social workers, Housing Executive staff, Housing Rights, Youth Justice Organisations and Legal Advisors (2 CPD hours)

Click homeless training to download a booking form.

 Special Educational Needs - New Legislative Framework

28 June 2017 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue:  Children's Law Centre 

Aim:   To increase understanding of the rights of children with special educational needs within the new SEN legislative framework (SEND Act NI 2016) and explore implications for the assessment, statementing and appeals process.

Audience:  Parents, Carers, Family Support and Advice Workers, Teachers, Social Workers and Legal Advisors (3 CPD hours - legal sector)

 

 Click here to download a booking form.

Special Educational Needs - New Legislative Framework

9 August 2017 - 10am - 1pm

Venue:  Children's Law Centre 

The training aims to support the role and function of SENCOs in schools by:

  • increasing understanding of the rights of children with special educational needs within the new SEN legislative framework (SEND Act NI 2016) and;
  • exploring implications of the new framework for the assessment, statementing and appeals process.

Audience:  Training is primarily aimed at SENCOS in schools, but will also be of interest to all advocating on behalf of children with SEN.

Click here to download a booking form.

 

Special Educational Needs - New Legislative Framework

27 September 2017 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue:  Children's Law Centre 

The training aims to support the role and function of SENCOs in schools by:

  • increasing understanding of the rights of children with special educational needs within the new SEN legislative framework (SEND Act NI 2016) and;
  • exploring implications of the new framework for the assessment, statementing and appeals process.

Audience:  Training is primarily aimed at SENCOS in schools, but will also be of interest to all advocating on behalf of children with SEN.

Please note:

Discretionary rates are available for small community groups, parents/carers,  the unwaged, pupil barristers, apprentice solicitors and students.  Contact CLC for more information.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR Tel:  02890245704

  • Only one reduced place per course is available for organisations/individuals who are members.
  • Course fees will include training packs and refreshments.
  • In the event of non-attendance or cancellation, course fees will be charged in full (unless notification is received no less than 2 days in advance).
  • Places on courses will be confirmed by email or letter, on receipt of a completed booking form.
  • The Children's Law Centre reserves the right to cancel any training event, if it is undersubscribed. In these circumstances,a full refund will be provided.

Click here to download a booking form.

Tailored Training

Bespoke training for both adults, children and young people is also available to individual organisations, agencies, schools and youth groups on a limited basis.

For further information on any aspect of training offered by the Children’s Law Centre please contact:

Emma Campbell

Training Co-ordinator

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 02890245704

Contact Info

 

Children's Law Centre
2nd Floor
127-131 Ormeau Road
Belfast, BT7 1SH

Tel: 028 90245704
Fax: 028 90245679

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