Court Skills

This course is aimed at any professional who may be called to court to give evidence in public law proceedings. The aim of this course is to provide those attending with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need in preparing for and attending court.

By the end of the course those attending will

  • Understand the key principles of the Children Act 1989
  • Have an understanding of public law and the range of orders available to a court
  • Have knowledge of the function and purpose of courts in children’s proceedings
  • Have had an overview of court structures, personnel and processes
  • Have considered and applied the principles of professional record keeping
  • Understand what happens at court including giving evidence and cross examination
  • Have had an opportunity to put learning into practice through interactive exercises
  • Have identified what they may need in terms of support when called to give evidence at court

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