'CLCs Having an Impact on Lives - Strategic Approaches to Problem Solving’ (Presentation Slides)

National Association of Community Legal Centre's Conference 2014,Session 41 ElleryD, Friday, 15 August 2014, Alice Springs, Australia

25 Pages Posted: 30 May 2016

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Liz Curran

Nottingham Trent University; ANU College of Law

Date Written: August 25, 2014

Abstract

Theme - Advancing (by discovering and creating, developing innovative ideas and strategies, including and incorporating the learning and perspectives of others):

Strategic thinking can and has enabled the benefits of early intervention and prevention of legal problems and their escalation. This goes beyond one-to-one case work and can address problem at their core. This paper will explore easy, useable, relevant and replicable results of research evaluations undertaken by Curran of what is effective legal service action that has prevented the public from having to go through the same problem and thus enhancing service impact. Reflective practice is a key way to inform strategic action and continuous learning and how this can be done will also be explored.

This paper examines case studies from CLCs, good practice, responsiveness, strategic thinking and processes that foster having significant impact. It will share how to, up to date action research, facilitate sharing of experiences through the session’s interactive approach.

The session will take an adult learning approach to delivery meaning it will involve centres in discussion about their experiences rather than being in a traditional or lecture mode of delivery. People in the room have expertise and skills that can be shared by all in participants in the session.

Suggested Citation

Curran, Elizabeth, 'CLCs Having an Impact on Lives - Strategic Approaches to Problem Solving’ (Presentation Slides) (August 25, 2014). National Association of Community Legal Centre's Conference 2014,Session 41 ElleryD, Friday, 15 August 2014, Alice Springs, Australia, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2786458 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2786458

Elizabeth Curran (Contact Author)

Nottingham Trent University ( email )

Belgrave Centre
Chaucer Street
Nottingham, NG1 5LP
United Kingdom

ANU College of Law ( email )

Melbourne based
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200
Australia

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