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FASD & Justice

Overview - Issues in the Justice System

FASD & justice

FASD and the justice system

FASD & justice

Awareness of FASD

FASD & Justice

Representing clients in the justice system

FASD & Justice

FASD and the judiciary

FASD & justice

Protection and care proceedings

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On-line Continuing Professional Development Module for Lawyers

The module incorporates the videos developed as part of this project and includes additional information, references and readings. Participants are required to answer a series of questions and complete a final test.

WA lawyers can get free access by contacting Rhys McVicker via email or phone 9261 6384.

We acknowledge the work of the Legal Practice Development - Legal Resources and Content team at Legal Aid WA for their assistance with the development of this module and hosting it on the Train-N-Track website.

The 'Understanding FASD - a guide for justice professionals' project has been a collaboration between the Telethon Kids Institute and many stakeholders, particulary WA judicial officers and Legal Aid WA.

The Telethon Kids Institute would like to acknowledge the expertise, contribution and commitment of the project Steering Group:

  • Magistrate Catherine Crawford (Perth Children's Court)
  • Ms Trish Heath (Office of the Commissioner for Children & Young People)
  • Ms Anna O'Connor (Legal Aid WA)
  • Ms Claire Rossi (Legal Aid WA)
  • Ms Julie Waud (Aboriginal Legal Service WA)
  • Ms Robyn Williams (Community representative)

We would also like to thank everyone who appeared in the videos whether as a key presenter or in a cameo role and those who assisted with the filming especially the staff of the Perth Children's Court.

Our thanks to (in alphabetical order)

Children's Court of Western Australia
Magistrate Andrée Horrigan, Rachael Moffitt, His Honour Judge Denis Reynolds, Ryan Small, Amanda Ugle, Magistrate Stephen Vose

Commissioner for Children and Young People
A/Commissioner Jenni Perkins

Supreme Court of Western Australia
Chief Justice Western Australia, The Honourable Wayne Martin AC

Department for Child Protection and Family Support
Emily Ohayon

Department of Corrective Services
Mark Fredericks, Jarred Wall

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Sean Stocks, Tracy Weston

Legal Aid Western Australia
Travis Cranley, Shivaun Hughes, Kyle Martin

Telethon Kids Institute
Professor Carol Bower, Heather Jones, Associate Professor Raewyn Mutch

Young Actors
Toby Freeman, Lucie O'Sullivan