2021: HPCSA CPD Accredited for 1 CEU – The capacity of children to perform juristic acts is limited to protect them from their immaturity of judgment. The primary result of this is legal certainty- everyone (the parent, healthcare worker, judge, educator) is perfectly safe and the legal position is certain – except, if we think about it, possibly the child. In a modern democracy with a Bill of Rights which has the intent of protecting a child’s best interest, legal certainty should only be found subjectively, that is, relative to the child and her capacity.
HPCSA CPD Accredited for 1 CEU in Ethics, level 1 – “Every child has his or her own dignity. If a child is to be constitutionally imagined as an individual with a distinctive personality, and not merely as a miniature adult waiting to reach full size, he or she cannot be treated as a mere extension of his or her parents, umbilically destined to sink or swim with them…” Judge Albie Sachs in S v M
This is a chronic or lifelong disorder. You and your loved one will need a lot of compassion and patience with each other. This is a focused and concise program. It was compiled especially for you to help you understand the journey of your loved one with BD better, without too much effort. It will also give you some patience, insight and perspective about your own and your loved one’s journey.