From: 12th November, 2016 To: 12th November, 2016Start: 9:30 am End: 4:00 pm
One in five Australians experience a mental illness in any year.
The November 2016 Salvos Legal Lecture Series explores the implications of this significant social issue for legal practice.
The program features expert speakers addressing a range of topics including: the Mental Health Review Tribunal, the role of a Guardian-ad-Litem, the interaction between addiction, mental illness and the criminal justice system, effective approaches for working with clients suffering from mental illness, and strategies for promoting the psychological well-being of legal practitioners.
Who should attend?
We encourage anyone in the justice community to attend, particularly those working with clients suffering from mental illness.
Participants can claim one MCLE/ CPD point for each one-hour session attended up to a total of five points for the full-day.
Date: Saturday 12 November 2016
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Address: The Salvation Army, 261-265 Chalmers Street, Redfern
9.30am Opening Address Luke Geary, Managing Partner of Salvos Legal, joined by a special guest
9.45am – Working with Clients with Mental Illness Dr Katie Seidler, PhD, MPsych (Clin) MAPS
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist at LSC Psychology
10.45am Coffee Break
11.00am – The Role of a Guardian-ad-Litem Bill Hoyles, Guardian-ad-Litem
12.00pm – The Mental Health Review Tribunal The Hon Greg James AM QC, Barrister-at-Law, Former President of the Mental Health Review Tribunal and Former Judge of the Supreme Court of NSW
1.00pm Lunch Break 2.00pm – Thinking Outside The Square: Addiction, Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System Gerard Byrne, Operations Manager of The Salvation Army’s Recovery Services
3.00pm – Lawyers Are People Too: Promoting Well-Being in the Legal Profession Marie Jepson, Co-Founder of the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation
Click on the image below to download the Lecture Series brochure.
Flexible Pricing Structure
Flexible per session, half day or full-day options are available, as well as discounted not-for-profit rates.
All funds raised from this event go to fund the work of Salvos Legal Humanitarian, providing pro bono legal assistance to vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community.
$400 for full day
$250 Morning – 3 sessions (9.30am – 1.00pm)
$175 Afternoon – 2 sessions (2.00pm – 4.00pm)
$100 Individual Session (per session)
Government, Community Sector or Not for Profit:
$200 for full day
$125 Morning – 3 sessions (9.30am – 1.00pm)
$85 Afternoon – 2 sessions (2.00pm – 4.00pm)
$50 Individual Session (per session)
The Lecture Series venue is The Salvation Army’s new headquarters located at 261-265 Chalmers Street, Redfern.
The Lecture Series venue is an easy 10-minute walk from Redfern Station or 2-minute walk from city bus stops on Elizabeth Street adjacent to Redfern Park. Street parking (metered) is also available.
For further information or assistance with registration, please contact: