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Mental Health Law for Children and Youth

April 11, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Offered by: Osgood School of Law

Engage with experts and peers on the most pressing current and emerging issues in mental health law for children and youth.

Developed based on your requests for a program that would bring together legal, health care, mental health, education and law enforcement professional, this annual OsgoodePD program brings together these professionals for a comprehensive one-day update of essential, current and emerging issues, together with practical legal advice on how to deal with them.

You’ll walk away with knowledge, tools, strategies and tactics that will help you tackle these complex legal issues in your day-to-day working life.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

  • The law guiding your actions: what is applicable to children’s mental health?
  • Mental health laws in the school setting
  • Privacy, confidentiality and information sharing in the context of children and youth with mental health challenges
  • Youth in Crisis: medical and legal options for treatment
  • Understanding, recognizing and responding to mental health needs of children 0-6
  • The ins and outs of representing children in family law: interacting with the Office of the Children’s Lawyer

Who Should Attend

  • School Administrators/Directors of Education/Supervisory Officers
  • Mental health leads
  • Teachers
  • Health care risk managers
  • Representatives from hospitals, psychiatric facilities and community care agencies
  • Psychiatrists, physicians, nurses and other licensed medical professionals
  • Lawyers in private practice specializing in health, criminal or education law
  • Crown lawyersGovernment and public policy advisors
  • Expert witnesses and mental health consultants
  • Mental health patient advocates
  • Social workers
  • Health and social service professionals
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Corrections and rehabilitation service representatives




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