Law for Community Workers Training - Barwon Community Legal Service

Law for Community Workers Training

We offer our free Law for Community Workers training to non-legal organisations to assist workers to better support their clients experiencing legal issues and understand the law.

You can access our Law for Community Workers training in a number of ways: 

FREE Law for Community Workers Online Training Program

Our Law for Community Workers Online Training helps you identify legal issues your clients have and connect them to legal help earlier .

  • Self-paced modules you can complete in your own time 
  • Access free downloadable fact sheets and practical resources
  • Beginner and intermediate levels
  • Modules take between 30 – 90 minutes 

After completing our training you will learn how to:

  • Be a Legal Issue Spotter
  • Conduct a Legal Health Check with your client
  • Connect your client to legal help
  • Support your client through the legal process.

Find out more about our Online Training program and access our available Online Courses here.


FREE Law for Community Workers virtual information sessions on priority legal topics

We offer regular free virtual legal information sessions for community workers on priority legal topics.  Information is facilitated live by our community lawyers and include an opportunity to connect with our service and ask questions.

Our information sessions will be recorded and made available to watch back.

Before attending our virtual information sessions 

We ask all participants to have completed one module from our Law for Community Workers Online Training.  You can register and access our Online Courses here.


 

Upcoming topics

Below are a list of topics that are upcoming: 

  • Centrelink and the law –  common social security issues clients experience and how we can assist 
  • Young people and the law – common civil law problems experienced by young people and how we can assist 
  • And other topics as requested

You can access recordings of our previous virtual information sessions below.

Request a tailored training session for your team or organisation

In addition to our online training and monthly webinars, we may be able to provide a tailored training session for your organisation on a particular area of law. 

For a list of the areas we can provide training about please see our website here

If you would like to request a tailored training, please complete our online request form below.  

Tailored training request

Last modified on December 7th, 2023 at 1:02 pm

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