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LAWS77-804: Family Dispute Resolution 2


Family Dispute Resolution 2 is the final subject in the Graduate Certificate in Family Dispute Resolution, consolidating the content and learning across the program and enabling transition to practice. Family dispute resolution is a complex area of professional practice, requiring high level knowledge, skills and strategies to work effectively with families in conflict. This subject places emphasis on practical family dispute resolution skills by having students take part in complex simulations and clinical practice. Students will demonstrate family dispute resolution practices necessary to manage a range of challenging scenarios within the context of post separation parental conflict.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate dispute resolution skills and strategies in response to a range of complex post separation parenting issues and situations. 2. Apply theoretical knowledge in clinical and workplace family dispute resolution practice. 3. Critically evaluate self-practice as a supervised family dispute resolution practitioner.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?


Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Juris Doctor students are expected to have completed a minimum of 80 credit points of compulsory law subjects.

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Faculty approval is required. Students must be admitted into LA-43057 Graduate Certificate in Family Dispute Resolution OR a Masters Law degree.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start09/08/2021
Cancellation 1?11/08/2021
Cancellation 2?12/08/2021
Last enrolment09/08/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/08/2021
Withdraw – Academic?15/08/2021
Teaching census?12/08/2021
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start29/11/2021
Cancellation 1?01/12/2021
Cancellation 2?02/12/2021
Last enrolment29/11/2021
Withdraw – Financial?03/12/2021
Withdraw – Academic?05/12/2021
Teaching census?02/12/2021
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start04/04/2022
Cancellation 1?08/04/2022
Cancellation 2?09/04/2022
Last enrolment06/04/2022
Withdraw – Financial?11/04/2022
Withdraw – Academic?14/04/2022
Teaching census?10/04/2022