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Domestic Violence and the Law Conference

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Thursday & Friday, May 26 & 27, 2011
Times: 9:00 am – 4:30 each day
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver

Who should attend: Lawyers in all areas, Crown prosecutors, criminal and family lawyers, police officers, social workers, family case workers, and victim advocates.

Learning level: All levels

Identifying risk, creating safety
Domestic homicides are the most predictable and preventable of all murders. They share a pattern of risk factors that can be detected if we know what to look for and if the right questions are asked. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people are not educated on the dynamics of violence and the common risk factors for lethality. We often do not know how to talk to victims or abusers, what services are available, how to access those services, or that safety planning is often critical to surviving separation from an abusive partner. Understanding the dynamics of relationship violence and knowing the warning signs that can lead to lethal outcomes will enable you to provide appropriate and effective legal services. At this conference, lawyers and others will learn how to spot the signs of domestic violence, how to understand the risks, and the best way to assist clients and others in creating safety.

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Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12 hours and 50 minutes (a minimum of 2 hours will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chair 
Jocelyn Coupal — Domestic Violence Consultant/Crown Counsel, Vancouver

Pricing 
EARLY BIRD (Register by April 28, 2011 and SAVE)
Regular/Live Webinar: $845 | Student: $425 (live course only)

After April 28, 2011
Regular/Live Webinar: $1,000 | Student: $500 (live course only) | Webinar Archive: Call Customer Service.

Registration includes course materials and lunch on Day 1. Note: You will continue to receive a print copy of the materials at the course. In addition, you will receive an email with a link to the online version of the materials approximately one day before the course.

CLEBC Program Lawyer
Teresa Sheward
tsheward@cle.bc.ca

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