MLRC is holding a course in social welfare law, which will be delivered by Professor Gerry Whyte, Associate Professor School of Law, Trinity College Dublin. The training, consisting of six workshops, will provide a detailed overview of social welfare law. The training will be of particular benefit for those dealing with and advising on social welfare law issues.
The course will be delivered through a series of six workshops. The topics that will be covered are:
- Sources of social welfare law
- Claims and appeals
- Social Insurance
- Social Assistance
- Rates of payment
- Supplementary Welfare Allowance
- Unemployment and low pay
- Illness, incapacity and caring
- Family payments
- The elderly and survivors
Participants would be expected to attend all six workshops to receive maximum benefit from the training. The training will be held over three weeks from 10 am to 12 noon, on: Tuesday 31st May, Thursday 2nd June, Tuesday 7th June, Thursday 9th June, Tuesday 14th June and Thursday 16th June
The training will be held at Sophia Housing, 25 Cork Street, Dublin 8. The cost per participant is €60 for all six workshops.
The spaces for this training are limited so please do book early if you wish to attend. If you are interested in booking a place(s) for this Social Welfare Law training please contact Shauna Curran at Mercy Law Resource Centre on 01 4537459 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Monday 23rd May 2016.
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