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Family Rights Advocacy Course QQI LEVEL 6

Start:11.09.2017 End:04.12.2017

Overview
This course gives a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and family law in relation to advocacy in Ireland. Learners will develop an awareness of the main features of family law and understand how legislation impacts on relationships while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and court documents relevant to the family law area. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
Outline definitions of family to include those in Irish Legislation
Identify the functions of the Irish Courts in relation to families
Outline the rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families
Discuss current issues in relation to rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families.
Research information relevant to families to include rights entitlements and available supports.

Assessment
All students must complete the following to receive their accreditation. Portfolio/collection of work (50%) and Skills Demonstration (50%)

Payment
The cost of this course is €595.00 to be paid in full before the course commences (10% discount for CLM Members).

Trainers and Accreditation
This course is run by Community Law & Mediation & Ballymun Community Law Centre. This course is QQI accredited in conjunction with Irish National Organisation of the Unemployment (provider code:380460).

Who is this course aimed at?
This course is aimed at people working in areas such as advocacy services, health or social services, or in the community and voluntary sector.

Location
Ballymun Community Law Centre, Unit 1A Shangan Neighbourhood Centre, Shangan Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9.

Date & Times
This course will run on a Monday for 12 weeks starting on Monday 11th September 2017 from 10am to 2pm.

To book
Please contact Christina Beresford, Legal Clerk, info@bclc.ie or 01 862 5808