Children's Participation in Justice Processes: Finding the Best Ways Forward

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Record of Proceedings

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Brochure

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Day One

1B Challenges and lessons learned establishing children's legal clinics (Hensley, Kavassalis & Pottruff)

Powerpoint (Pottruff)

1C Judicial interviews with children (Bala, Birnbaum, Cook-Stanhope J, Marriott J)

Powerpoint (Bala, Birnbaum)

1D The voice of the alienated child (Ander, Croezen, Jones)

Powerpoint

2A Representing children in family law and child protection cases (Leach, Roskies)

Powerpoint
Doc: Rules of Professional Conduct
Doc: Three Models for Presenting Children's Information (Leach)

2B & 3B Are we there yet? (Churchill, Henry, Lewis, Poushinsky)

Doc: Practice Guidelines
Doc: Draft Standards of Conduct

3A The role of children's counsel in child protection ADR proceedings (Heder, Leach)

Powerpoint
Doc: Eight Good Reasons to Bring in a Lawyer

3C Child participation in mediation and parenting coordination (Yasenik)

Powerpoint

3D The voice of the child in parenting coordination (Yasenik)

Powerpoint

Day Two

4A Limits to children's participation (Birnbaum, Hensley, Kneier, Tempesta)

Powerpoint (Birnbaum)
Doc: Presentation Outline (Kneier)

4C The privacy rights of children and youth (Cyr, Godbout, Poitras)

Powerpoint

4D Assessing the competence and credibility of children (Bala)

Powerpoint

5D Voice of the child reports (Birnbaum, Carter, Hebert)

Powerpoint (Birnbaum)
Powerpoint (Carter, Hebert)
Doc: Survey
Doc: Views of the Child Reports (Birnbaum)
Doc: Voice of the Child Reports (Carter, Hebert)

 

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