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NACLC is excited to include a masterclass program as part of the national CLCs conference. We are offering four classes designed specifically for community legal centres. These masterclasses provide training and skills development in key sector areas of work.
Places are limited to enhance interaction and learning time for all participants.
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity, and choose from one of the options below!
Date: Monday 27 August 2018
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: 414 Elizabeth Street Surry Hills NSW
Cost: $160.00 per person
Morning tea, lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Masterclass 1: Addressing people management challenges
This highly interactive workshop will address the following:
- Identify the typical pitfalls and issues that arise when managing people e.g. under performance, conflict issues, claims of unfair treatment etc
- Recognise the early warning signs of challenging people management issues
- Understand the key contributing factors, needs, motivators, dynamics and causes of challenging people management issues
- Explore the impact of your leadership and management style on people management issues, including team culture and dynamics
- Understand best practice approaches and the importance of consistency in implementing an effective performance management framework
- Develop strategies to deal with issues as they arise, ensuring timely responses to prevent and minimise the impact of issues
- Diagnose workplace ‘people management issues’ and develop a planned strategy to manage issues
- Develop your interpersonal skills to have critical conversations to address people management issues
- Legal framework and procedures employment practice issues
Masterclass 2: Navigating the NDIS
This full day training will include:
- Introduction to the NDIS
- Supporting clients to access the NDIS, eligibility and entering agreements with service providers
- Complaints, internal review and appeals at the AAT
- Learning from practice experience and case studies
- Challenges, gaps and beyond the NDIS for clients
Intellectual Disability Rights Service
Disability Advocacy NSW
Jackie Finlay, Senior Solicitor Legal Aid NSW
Guest speaker from the National Disability Insurance Agency
Masterclass 3: The Story of Justice: getting your point across through methods old and new
In a crowded funding and media environment, it’s more important than ever for the community law sector to be telling our stories, about our organisations and the important work we do, about the world we’re trying to create, and, when appropriate, about the people we help daily. Join a group of experts for a hands-on and interactive masterclass exploring the latest ideas and trends in communications, including valuable time to workshop ideas that will benefit you, your organisation and the people you work with.
Mark Riboldi, Community Legal Centres NSW
Rachel Ryan, National Association of Community Legal Centres
Guest speakers including award-winning writer Benjamin Law, and journalists from new and traditional media, professional media advisors and storytellers.
Masterclass 4: Immigration law training
Changes to the Migration Act mean that, from November, lawyers will be able to provide migration advice (without being registered migration agents). This means that generalist CLC lawyers will be able to provide migration advice, which is great for access to justice especially in regional areas.
This interactive training, delivered by specialist practitioners, will cover migration law and practical tips for people new to this area. Participants will have the chance to take part in role play and exercises.
A full day of training will cover:
- Introduction to migration law
- Family violence provisions under the migration regulations
- Family reunions
- Character provisions
- Migration law for workers and students
- Review of migration decisions and time limits
- Assisting refugees and people seeking asylum - including working with the client group, trauma informed practice and working with interpreters
- Interviewing clients for migration law appointments
Ben Lumsdaine, Senior Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service Australia
Ali Mojtahedi, Principal Solicitor, Immigration Advice and Rights Centre
Katie Wrigley, Senior Solicitor Immigration Law, Legal Aid NSW