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Social Justice Conference - II

Chief Justice His Honourable Mogoeng Mogoeng will be delivering the keynote address at this year's Social Justice Conference on the 24th and 25th of July to be held at Recreation Hall, Correctional Services Baviaanspoort Tshwane. The first day will consist of presentations and the second day will consist of Master Classes.  

Speakers include

  • Nomase Sonqishe
  • Jabulane Phakoe
  • Dr Charles Flaendorp
  • Mr Laurie Greyvenstein
  • Jayanth Balkishun
  • Mike Batley
  • Dr Zenobia Carolus
  • Dr Christo Naude
  • Dr Lynette Roux
  • Mrs Terry Mphelo

While the following topics will be discussed:

  • Mediation within the Gauteng Department of Social Development.
  • Transformation leads to relational transformation, and relational transformation leads to Organisation Transformation.
  • Transformation of the Mediation Industry in South Africa.
  • Restorative justice model in DCS: Transformative? An evaluation.
  • Roll out of mediation in High Court matters.
  • The Importance of Attachment Theory when designing Contract Schedules.
  • Court Annexed Mediation in SA - Challenges and Achievements.
  • The vision of restorative justice
  • The effectiveness of family strengthening services within a South African context. 

and Master Classes will cover: 

  • Legislative changes in the Maintenance Act and National Credit Regulations - when dealing with personal information of defaulters.
  • Family Foundations and Preservation of Families (training options for FFI Facilitators).
  • Attachment Theory when designing Contact Schedules.
  • Choose the right Drug and Alcohol Test.
  • The effectiveness of early intervention. A practical case study.
  • How badly drafted trust deeds can influence families.
  • Hate incidence and sexual misconduct.
  • Restorative justice as a requirement for parole.
  • Maternal Gatekeeping and Closed Gates.
  • Court Annexed Mediation.
  • ADR in Wills and Estates.

Dates and times
Wed, 24 July 2019 at 08:00 to 16:15
Thurs, 25 July 2019 at 08:00 to 16:15

Online registration
You can register online by clicking on this link

Recreation Hall, Correctional Services Baviaanspoort Tshwane

For more information contact Social Justice at Cell 064 800 3975 or Email

SJF Gauteng Conference Programme
Registration Form
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