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Vulnerable Children - CYPF Act Update - Online CPD

NZ $255.00
Robert Bowe 2016 Dr Alan Cooke 2016 Hana Ellis 2016
Robert Bowe
Principal Solicitor
Ministry of Social Development
Dr Alan Cooke
Hana Ellis
Barrister & Mediator

Package includes:

Online CPD Module  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $205 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $255 - Non-members

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Online CPD Module

Presentation time: 120 minutes

This module will discuss the impact of the changes implemented by the Vulnerable Children Act and the CYPF (Vulnerable Children) Amendment Act which will come into effect in mid-2016.

Ensure you are aware of the practical implications of these significant changes (and changes yet to be brought into force) in respect of children and young persons who are subject to proceedings under the CYPF Act and the parents and caregivers of those children.

It will equip you with the information that you need in order to operate effectively following the implementation of these changes.

Topics covered will include:

  • Support for permanent caregivers and the children in their care
  • Special guardianship
  • Subsequent children
  • Changes to legal aid
  • The transition of young people from care to independence
  • Childrens teams
  • Legal aid.

This seminar is essential for anyone practising family law.

Learning objectives

After completing this module you will:

  • Have a sound knowledge of the changes that have been brought about by the CYPF (Vulnerable Children) Amendment Act (2014).
  • Be aware of the effect that these changes represent to your clients and their children.

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Authors: Robert Bowe, Dr Alan Cooke, Hana Ellis
Published: 13 April 2016
Pages: 95


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PowerPoint Presentation

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Number of Slides: 72

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