LB5519 - Family Dispute Resolution
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Law Office (pre 2015)
In this subject students will develop their mediation knowledge and skills in order
to facilitate dispute resolution in a family law context. Students will also learn
how to implement family dispute resolution strategies and how to create an environment
that supports the safety of vulnerable parties in dispute resolution. Students will
also consider ethical issues in family practice. The subject covers a number of the
competencies required for Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Accreditation in
- synthesize complex family conflict and family violence theories and related laws for
professional practice in family dispute resolution;
- critically analyse complex family conflicts and family dispute resolution strategies,
particularly in relation to domestic and family violence;
- provide general advice to assist individuals to constructively manage family conflict;
- effectively communicate with, facilitate and support people in family conflict, respond
to family violence in the mediation room, and create an environment that supports
the safety of vulnerable parties in dispute resolution; and exercise independent ethical
judgment and initiative in family dispute resolution practice and research;
- autonomously reflect on and evaluate their own capabilities and performance, and make
use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development.
||LB5501 (allow concurrent for LB5501)
Study Period 6
|Census Date 26-Jun-2014
|Face to face teaching
17-Jun-2014 to 21-Jun-2014 (One five day workshop: 17 - 21 June 2014)
||Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson.
- 35 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop: 17 - 21 June 2014
||initial learning brief (10%); skills assessment (30%); journal article (50%); final learning brief (10%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Attendance on all days is compulsory. Pre-workshop reading and online participation.
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest