This course is suitable for social workers who already have experience of attending court and have completed introductory Court Work Skills training.
Social work practitioners are often involved in complex care proceedings over an extended period of time. During this they will be required to liaise with parties, instruct expert witnesses, take part in negotiations outside the court or be invited to be the ‘experts’ themselves.
This course is provided by barristers at Crown Office Row for experienced social work practitioners to consolidate and build on their existing court work skills.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
The afternoon session will take place in a court room so participants will be escorted between venues by the trainer.
This course is not open to Community & Voluntary Sector organisations.