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Free legal education seminars for psychologists

 

Our seminars

  • Have been developed to assist you to improve outcomes for your clients and minimise risk in your practice
  • Available at your clinic
  • Cost and obligation free
  • May contribute to your CPD points

Our experienced team of lawyers are here to help.


Seminar topics available

Family Law – Property Settlements

This session discusses how parties to a separation can finalise their financial ties with one another; what can happen if property settlement isn’t effected promptly after separations; how the Court determines the parties entitlements.

Family Law – Separation and Children

During this session we discuss why parenting plan/consent orders are important; what the process is when an agreement cannot be reached; how the Court determines parenting orders.

Family Law – Family Violence

Introduction to Family Law; how the Court views family violence and how it impacts Court decisions; Family Law Act definition of family violence; how the law has changed in relation to family violence.

Estate Law

During this session we discuss wills, intestacy and probate; what your clients can do if there are contentious issues regarding an estate; what happens if you die without a will.

Superannuation and Insurance Disability Benefits

In this session insurance claims are defined and entitlement options explained including eligibility criteria and the application process.

Confidentiality

Privacy vs confidentiality; patients’ rights and your obligations; duty of confidentiality, exceptions to duty, duty to breach confidentiality; addressing the conflicts in confidentiality.

Workers Compensation

Overview of Workers Compensation including system of payments and model of assessment; explain what health professionals need to know about their roles and responsibilities.

Legal Issues of Capacity

Capacity defined; an explanation of the different powers of attorney and how they apply; guardianship and administration; advanced care planning and end of life decisions.

Documentation, Report Writing and Attending Court

Writing reports and documenting clinical notes: content, access, litigation; responding to subpoenas; attending court and giving evidence. Help minimise your legal risks and survive the court process.

Register for Free Legal education seminars for psychologists