Intensive Child Protection Training Primer (Day One)
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Thursday, October 10, 2019 (09:00 AM-04:30 PM)

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CPD Hour(s)*
10 h 25 m Substantive
3 h 35 m Professionalism
  • The Honourable Stanley Sherr
    Ontario Court of Justice
  • Lorne Glass
    Glass & Associates
A child protection case needs to be handled delicately. Our presenters teach you the strategic and advocacy skills for each stage of the case. They reinforce your understanding with numerous practical demonstrations, including conduct of temporary care and custody hearings, summary judgment motions, conferences, opening and closing statements, voir dires, and examinations of witnesses. Finally, you receive an array of relevant materials, including topical case law, precedents, and social science literature. You leave with the confidence that comes from an intense focus on the fundamentals of this area of family law.
  • Observe demonstrations of a case conference, summary judgment motion, cross-examination, re-examination and more
  • Learn the grounds, timing and case law in making the finding "in need of protection"
  • Hear about the law of hearsay in protection proceedings
  • Understand the impact of statutory findings for First Nations, Inuit and Métis children
  • Get tips on preparing for trial

A joint presentation with:

AFCC Ontario


  • The Honourable Michelle CheungOntario Court of Justice
  • Jason FarrerFamily & Children's Services Niagara
  • Yvonne FiamengoLegal CounselChildren's Aid Society of Toronto
  • Lorne GlassGlass & Associates
  • Andrea Himel, M.S.W., Acc. Fam MedHimal Mediation and Family Law Service
  • Linda HofbauerSenior Counsel/Manager of Legal ServicesChildren's Aid Society of Toronto
  • Gilead KayKay Family Law and Mediation
  • Lisa LaBordeBarrister and Solicitor
  • Peter MarshallCEO and Legal DirectorRecovery Science Corporation
  • Paula McGirrLegal CounselFamily Law Service Centre - Toronto North, Legal Aid Ontario
  • David MillerBarrister and Solicitor
  • Julie NeubauerManager, Anit-Human Trafficking ServicesCovenant House Toronto
  • Julie RalhanBarrister and Solicitor
  • Shuah RoskiesOffice of the Children's LawyerMinistry of the Attorney General
  • The Honourable Stanley SherrOntario Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Robert SpenceOntario Court of Justice
  • Danielle SzandtnerBarrister and Solicitor
  • Colin TobiasBarrister and Solicitor
  • Chithika WithanageLegal CounselChildren's Aid Society of Toronto

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Total CPD Hours for both days = 10 h 25 m Substantive + 2 h 10 m Professionalism + 1 h 25 m EDI Professionalism

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