Category: Education


Best Interests of the Child from Social Science and Jurisprudential Perspectives

This research paper was presented at the July 2012 Childhood Global Conference at Oxford. Its focus is to better understand the notion of best interests of the child (BIC) from two perspectives: a social science perspective which explores the meaning of the concept imputed by human services professionals and policy makers and a jurisprudential perspective which … Continue reading Best Interests of the Child from Social Science and Jurisprudential Perspectives

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Online Voice of the Child Course August 20, 2012

This may be of interest to you: The Voice of the Child in Family Law (Live Webcast Replace with Live Chat) This exciting, interdisciplinary program focuses on the complex issues that arise when dealing with and hearing from children involved in the litigation process. Our dynamic and often controversial panels of experts will include judges, … Continue reading Online Voice of the Child Course August 20, 2012

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Victoria Launch Roster Event a Success!

We are delighted that 15 people officially launched the BC Hear the Child Society’s Roster of Child Interviewers on May 10, 2012 at the offices of Brown Henderson Melbye in Victoria. The launch event participants included a BC Provincial Court Judge, and a Nanaimo participant. Six Victorians are on the Launch Roster list and now … Continue reading Victoria Launch Roster Event a Success!

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Join Us at Our Child Interviewer Roster Launch Events

We are delighted to announce that the BC Hear the Child Society will launch its Roster of qualified Child Interviewers in May, 2012. One of the messages we heard loud and clear from recent feedback is the desire to get qualified child interviewer Roster launched quickly. So, we are beginning the Roster with a core group … Continue reading Join Us at Our Child Interviewer Roster Launch Events

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Vancouver Course a Success!

More than 50 participants gathered to hear the latest on child participation at a continuing legal education program co-led by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and the International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD). BC Hear the Child Society president Ron Smith co-chaired the session with Suzanne Williams (IICRD) while several other members … Continue reading Vancouver Course a Success!

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Ten Tips for Legal Professionals

Ten Tips for Legal Professionals available for purchase! Ten Tips for L… Meaningful Child P… By Suzanne Williams &… Book Preview Edit

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Special CLE Rate for BC Hear the Child Society Members

BC Hear the Child Society Members will receive a $50 discount on the registration fee for the upcomingChild Participation in Family Justice Processes Continuing Educational Program in Vancouver on November 9-10, 2011. To take advantage of this discount offer, become a member.

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