Front Line Adjudicator Training (FLAT)

 Registration is closed for this event
Through lectures and small-group work, participants will learn about their role as decision-makers within their respective organizations as well as administrative law, statutory interpretation, information gathering; and decision-making. Participants will have the opportunity to work through a case study in small groups with the assistance of our expert facilitators and faculty. Registration opens Feb 1st and is limited.
Front Line Adjudicator Training (FLAT) 
Tuesday April 10 and Wednesday April 11, 2018 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Advocates’ Society Education Centre, 250 Yonge Street, Suite 2700, Toronto, ON 
Registration Fee: $1000 + HST (for 2 days)*
Registration is limited

This interactive two-day course is designed for ministry, agency, tribunal staff  (federal, provincial and municipal) who gather information, perform research, investigate and make decisions or recommendations about benefits or violations under legislation, regulations and professional codes, without holding a hearing.

Through lectures and small-group work, participants will learn about their role as decision-makers within their respective organizations as well as administrative law, statutory interpretation, information gathering; and decision-making.  Participants will have the opportunity to work through a case study in small groups with the assistance of our expert facilitators and faculty.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Enhance their role as decision-makers for their agency/ministry/organization/regulator;

  • Understand and apply the basic principles of administrative law, including procedural fairness and natural justice, to their work;

  • Apply methods of reading and interpreting legislation;

  • Gather relevant information for decision-making process and identify the issues within the context of the relevant legislation;

  • Incorporate the steps in the decision-making process to their work as front line decision-makers.

PROGRAM DIRECTORS:
Kwame Addo, Director of Investigations, Ombudsman Toronto
John Gayle, Mediator/Investigator, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner Ontario

CONFIRMED FACULTY:

Lisa Freeman, Barrister and Solicitor

Alex Giletski, Early Resolution Officer, Office of the Ontario Ombudsman

Gerry Carlino, Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal

Gareth Jones, Director, Special Ombudsman Response Team, Office of the Ontario Ombudsman

Leonard Marvy, Solicitor, Ontario Labour Relations Board

Rosemarie McCutcheon, Vice Chair, Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal

Zeynep Onen, Vice-Chair, Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal

Mital Patel, Early Resolution Officer, Office of the Ontario Ombudsman  

Laura Pettigrew, Senior Counsel, Office of the Ontario Ombudsman

Sarah Schumacher, Associate Counsel, Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal

Sharon Seenath, Assistant Manager, Intake and Resolution, Law Society of Ontario

Voy Stelmaszynski, Solicitor, Ontario Labour Relaions Board (retired)

Bonita Thornton, Manager of Investigations, Professional Conduct, College of Physiotherapists Ontario

Tatiana Wacyk, Arbitrator

 

REGISTER EARLY AS SPACE WILL BE LIMITED

 

April 10th, 2018 8:30 AM   through   April 11th, 2018 4:30 PM
The Advocates' Society Education Centre
250 Yonge Street, Suite 2700
Toronto, ON M5B 2L7
Canada
Phone: 416 623 7454
Email:
Two Day Workshop Fee ($1000 plus HST) $ 1,000.00 + $ 130.00 HST

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