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Led by a cross-jurisdictional steering committee, this full-day skills-based workshop will cover:

  • Lived experience of self-represented litigants;
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication techniques;
  • Engaging with litigants from diverse backgrounds;
  • Practical guidance on setting and enforcing boundaries;
  • The limits of procedural fairness.

This program will provide a refresher on practical communication skills to enhance engagement with self-represented litigants from different backgrounds and experiences, boundary setting and the limits of procedural fairness.

Steering Committee

  • Justice Rita Zammit, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Judicial Registrar My Anh Tran, County Court of Victoria
  • Judicial Registrar Sharon Burchell, County Court of Victoria
  • Magistrate Julie Grainger, Magistrates' Court of Victoria
  • Deputy President Heather Lambrick, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Senior Member Bernadette Steele, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

 

Location

Melbourne CBD

Facilitator
Rosalie

Rosie Martin

Rosie is a criminologist, reflective dialogue facilitator and a speech pathologist with 35 years of clinical experience.  She was awarded Tasmanian Australian of the Year in 2017 for her work at Risdon Prison: the Just Sentences literacy project and Just Time parent-child attachment program. She runs a state-wide private speech pathology practice and delivers regular reflective dialogue events and workshops on communication, connection, and their relationship to justice.

Facilitator
Rosalie

Rosie Martin

Rosie is a criminologist, reflective dialogue facilitator and a speech pathologist with 35 years of clinical experience.  She was awarded Tasmanian Australian of the Year in 2017 for her work at Risdon Prison: the Just Sentences literacy project and Just Time parent-child attachment program. She runs a state-wide private speech pathology practice and delivers regular reflective dialogue events and workshops on communication, connection, and their relationship to justice.