Child Protection and the law

Child Protection and the law

Learn how child protection matters impact other legal matters your client may be going through.


An experienced child protection lawyer will show you how to provide accurate and timely legal information on child protection matters to your client, including your client’s rights and responsibilities.

You will learn:

  • How a child protection matter moves through the court, and how to assist and advocate for your client at each stage of the process
  • What the law says about removal of children and best interests of the child
  • Strategies on working with lawyers, child protection workers and the courts
  • To identify how your client’s child protection matter may impact other legal issues
Who is this for?

Professionals who work in family violence and other community and human service organisations


Online training – you will be sent a Zoom link


This training runs over 2 consecutive half days.


Day 1 – 9:30am – 1:00pm

Day 2 – 9:30am- 1:00pm



$50 + GST and Booking Fee

“One of the best trainings I have attended in years. Informative and collaborative and engaging for participants.”

“Would absolutely recommend this training to all of my colleagues, very important information to assist with working effectively with women”

Upcoming dates

There are currently no upcoming dates. Email [email protected] to be added to the waitlist.


Our office is closed

We will reopen at 9am Monday 8 January 2024.


You can contact Victoria Legal Aid for legal support or Safe Steps for family violence support. 


Our duty lawyer services will continue during this period. Please contact your local court if you need legal help at court.


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