NQLD – Legal Seminar for Social Workers: Documentation, Report Writing and Attending Court + Social Work and the Law

Date:  to
Event type:  Workshop
Region:  North Queensland
Organiser:  AASW
Pricing:  AASW Members: $10 Non Members: $20

Location

Address:  1/19 Tavern Street
Suburb:  Kirwan
State:  Queensland
Postcode:  4817

Contact

Name:  Jessica Larman
Phone Number:  07 4420 3900
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Please join us for a legal information seminar hosted by the North Qld Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) in conjunction with
Slater & Gordon Lawyers

Session 1: Social Work and the Law

1:00 – 2:00pm

Introduction and Social Work & the Law
Maggie Poole, Qld Social Work Service Manager

Session 2: Documentation, Report Writing and Attending Court

2:30 – 3:30pm

Documentation, Report Writing and Attending Court
Sarah Singh – Associate, Slater + Gordon Lawyers.

Meet the Presenters

Sarah Singh – Associate, Slater and Gordon Lawyers

Sarah was admitted to the legal profession in 2012 where she began work in Injury Law. Sarah has been primarily working in Injury Law ever since. Sarah has a particular interest in psychological injuries. Sarah is a member of the Townsville District Law Association and Townsville Women in Business. She also regularly volunteers legal advice at the Townsville Community Legal Centre.

Maggie Poole – Qld Manager of Social Work Service at Slater and Gordon

With 20 years of experience, Maggie has worked with traumatic injury and illness most of her career. Maggie has worked in Hospitals in all areas of acute and sub-acute care. In rehabilitation and surgical wards, emergency departments and intensive care units, mental health and a forensic unit. Maggie has worked in the UK, France and in Latin America. She moved to Slater + Gordon in 2015 and established the Qld practice. She has post-graduate studies in neuropsychotherapy and is also a sessional teacher at the University of Qld and the Qld University of Technology.

Venue

AASW NQLD Branch Office, 1 / 19 Tavern Street, Kirwan Qld 4817

Tuesday 10 September 2019, 1.00pm-3.30pm

CPD: 2 hours

Afternoon tea will be provided between Sessions 1 and 2.