Duration: 3 days
Target Audience: Justice Support Volunteers.
Course Overview: Aimed at Justice Support Volunteers who will be supporting with cognitive impairment at court and police stations. The course provides information on arrest, custody and court processes and helps volunteers develop practical skills in supporting people with a cognitive impairment through the criminal justice system.
Volunteering roles and responsibilities
What is intellectual disability?
Supporting a defendant at court
Working with legal and court staff
Legal advise and police interviews
Role of a support person
Police arrest and custody processes for vulnerable people
Additional Information: Potential Volunteers must successfully complete our recruitment process prior to attending.