Housing Law and Policy - Module
This training course will examine the law relating to homelessness in Ireland – what is the State’s obligations to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
This course will look at Social housing support, the application process and the scheme of allocations. It will explain tenancy rights, evictions, what constitutes an unlawful eviction, and how can this be challenged?
The main outcomes will be:
CLM has seen a consistent rise in the demand for free legal advice and representation in employment equality cases, including gender discrimination in the workplace.
The employment relationship is one characterised by an imbalance in power and resources and gender discrimination remains a reality for many people. Currently, the civil legal aid scheme does not cover cases taken to the Workplace Relations Commission, creating a serious barrier to people accessing justice in employment equality law.
This training will provide an overview of the law in the area and will provide information and practical tips on providing advocacy and representation to individuals who are experiencing gender discrimination in the workplace.
This one-day course will provide an overview of the Rent Supplement and the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Schemes.
This course aims to examine the following,
This course gives a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and family law in relation to advocacy in Ireland. Learners will develop an awareness of the main features of family law and understand how legislation influences relationship while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and court documents relevant to the family law area. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace. This course will cover any new legislation regarding family law in Ireland.
Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to;