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'Legal issues for Dramatherapists - a BADth Strategic Orientation Day' with Joan Moore and Roy Shuttleworth - London, Saturday 17th February 2018

The training will address the role of the expert witness in legal proceedings in respect of children, who may be living with their natural families, in foster care, adoption or kinship care. It will address the tasks of the therapist appointed to assess, and give evidence on children including those with whom they currently work or previously worked.  The afternoon session focus on assessments and legal processes with illustrations from Roy Shuttleworth's practice with children and adults. It will draw on Dramatherapy and Psychodrama informed action methods during practical explorations of legal procedures relevant to therapists.

Please note that this is a BADth Strategic Orientation day and is offered at a lower members' rate than BADth CPD days.

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 The British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth) is the professional body for Dramatherapists in the United Kingdom. It was established in 1977, is formally constituted with Officers and an Executive Committee and has its own Code of Practice. BADth has the legal status of a non-profit-making company, limited by guarantee. Currently, it does not have charitable status. Through the work of its executive officers, sub-committees and individual members, it represents Dramatherapists' interests in numerous ways: for example, with employing authorities, government departments, professional bodies and the media.