Legal Representation for Children and Youth Conference

Dates: October 24, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Location: Enoch, Alberta

Address: River Cree Resort and Casino

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The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate is hosting its Best Practices in Child Legal Representation conference. The goals are to enhance legal representation practices and to elevate child participatory rights.

Headlining speakers:

  • Justice Anna Loparco, Professor Nicholas Bala, Dr. Rachel Birnbaum, Cindy Turner KCChildren’s Participation in The Family Court Process: Recent Alberta Precedent (Re L)
  • Myrna McCallum – Trauma Informed Lawyering
  • John-Paul Boyd KC – Non-Evaluative Reports and the Child Perspective in Legal Disputes