Tenancy Law: Family Violence Amendments Training - Community Workers

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For community workers 9.30am-12.30pm Monday 18 February 2019 OR 1.30pm-4.30pm Monday 11 March 2019 Do you work with clients who may experience domestic or family violence? From March 2019, the new Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2018 takes effect and will allow any tenant experiencing family violence to remove themselves, or a perpetrator from a lease, with appropriate documentation. This training package is to assist workers from supports services that provide direct or indirect assistance to tenants and/or victims of family violence to navigate the new legislation and the role you can play.  Training will be delivered by a specialist solicitor from Tenancy WA and covers: What family violence is and how it can interact with tenancy An overview of the purpose and context and of the new provisions An understanding of the operation of the relevant changes to the Residential Tenancies Act and the implications for assisting clients in that space An understanding of the new powers created and the best way to assist clients to navigate through a situation of family violence in tenancy NOTE: This session is for general community workers other tailored training packages are available for different professional groups: Women’s Refuge and Health Centre Workers Tenant Advocates  GP, Psychologists and Social Workers Lawyers PRICES Standard | $145 Non-profit | $95 Registration includes light refreshments, all materials and a certificate of attendance.

VENUE Evolve Events Suite 9, 150 Hay Street Subiaco 6008 Click here for further details regarding parking, transport and location. Our venue is wheelchair accessible, including toilets. However, if you have any special access needs or would like any support or adaptations to make learning easier for you, please let us know.

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