Workshops

Workshops

CPLEA leads workshops each year for frontline service providers, teachers, librarians, and other information service providers.


CANCELLED

Domestic Violence: Toolkit for Landlords

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Time: 10 am to noon
Location: Sylvan Lake Family & Community Centre, 4725 – 43 St., Sylvan Lake, AB

This workshop is hosted by: Sylvan Lake & Summer Villages Family & Community Support Services

Every year there are over 10,000 incidents of domestic violence in Alberta that are serious enough that the police get involved. Landlords, property managers, and other onsite staff are often the first to be aware that violence may be occurring in a family. This workshop provides practical information that will help landlords, property managers, on-site workers, and frontline service providers reduce the incidence and severity of domestic violence on their premises. For more information and to register, contact Leanne Lyons, Sylvan Lake FCSS. 403-877-1137 ext. 432. Email: [email protected] 


CANCELLED

Top 10 Housing Law Issues

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Compass Place Boardroom (2nd Floor, 10050-112 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J1)

Does your work include helping people who occasionally face legal problems? Do your clients rent a home? There are a wide variety of issues that may pop up in housing ranging from human rights and public health to privacy concerns. To help your clients get the right help and referrals to deal with a housing problem, it’s important to understand the housing (and housing-related) laws that may apply to their situations.

Workshop registration includes continental breakfast, coffee and tea.


CANCELLED

Domestic Violence: Toolkit for Landlords

Date: Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon
Location: Northern Lights College, Rm 109

This workshop is hosted by the Peace River Women’s Shelter, Horizon Learning Centre & Stepping Up!

Every year there are over 10,000 incidents of domestic violence in Alberta that are serious enough that the police get involved. Landlords, property managers, and other onsite staff are often the first to be aware that violence may be occurring in a family. This workshop provides practical information that will help landlords, property managers, on-site workers, and frontline service providers reduce the incidence and severity of domestic violence on their premises.

For more information and to register contact Marie Laventure at 780-624-3466. Email: [email protected]


CANCELLED

Sexual Violence: What does the law say?

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Compass Place Boardroom (2nd Floor, 10050-112 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J1)

Does your work include helping people who occasionally face legal problems? Are your clients victims of sexual violence? Sexual violence can include domestic violence of a sexual nature, trafficking, exploitation, sexual harassment or assault, and more. This session will provide an overview of the law as it relates to sexual violence – from the Criminal Code provisions and human rights law to legal options available to victims.

Workshop registration includes continental breakfast, coffee and tea.


Taking the Battle out of Custody: Upcoming changes to Canada’s Divorce Act

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Compass Place Boardroom (2nd Floor, 10050-112 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J1)

Does your work include helping people who occasionally face legal problems? Are your clients navigating a divorce with children? Are your clients subject to court orders dealing with custody and access to children? On July 1, 2020, changes to Canada’s Divorce Act will come into effect. These changes modernize the Divorce Act and bring it into alignment with provincial family laws across Canada.

Workshop registration includes continental breakfast, coffee and tea.


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