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Human Rights and Charter Values for Tribunals

Human Rights and Charter Values for Tribunals is a two-day advanced workshop for administrative tribunal appointees, staff and advocates. It focuses on the aspects of Charter of Rights and human rights practice relevant to most administrative tribunals. At the end of the workshop participants should have experience analyzing the types of Charter and human rights issues they can expect to encounter. It may be used as credit toward the Master Certificate in Tribunal Administrative Justice.   (14 Professional Education Hours)

Prerequisite:  Completion of the CTAJTM requirements.  (Exemptions may apply, please contact the office.)

The purpose of this advanced workshop:

  • Overview of Charter of Rights and Human Rights
  • Analysis of human rights legislation
  • Recognizing human rights issues problems by decision-makers and staff
  • Presenting human rights cases
  • Knowing what to do when confronted with human rights issues
  • Understanding and developing a process for addressing human rights issues in the tribunal context
  • Sensitivity to human rights issues

Who should take this advanced workshop:

  • Decision-makers in areas likely to encounter human rights issues. This could be any administrative tribunal but principally in the areas of human rights, workers’ compensation, employment standards, social assistance, student loans, landlord tenant, immigration, and pensions.
  • Administrators of decision-makers in these areas
  • Advocates appearing before these decision-makers
  • Staff in organizations encountering human rights issues

 

$1,070 Members / $1,320.00 Non Members