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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Advocacy University August 2014

TIME
08:30 AM - 09:00 PM
Location
Child Advocates' Office
2401 Portsmouth, Suite 210 Houston, Texas 77098
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Commitment to children, objectivity, tenacity and great communication skills are several of the key characteristics of great court appointed advocate volunteers. We'll teach you the rest in Advocacy University - Child Advocates' comprehensive volunteer training program that empowers individuals to become effective advocates.

 
Advocacy University is offered several times each year and provides an instruction-based, interactive forum for individuals who are interested in becoming a court appointed advocate volunteer.
 
*If you plan to become a court appointed advocate, you must attend an orientation session prior to attending Advocacy University.
 
August 2014 Schedule    
8/16
Introduction to Abuse and Neglect
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Child Advocates
8/18
Program Presentations
6 - 9 PM
Child Advocates
8/19
Pre-Law
5:30 - 9 PM
Location TBD
8/20
Sexual Abuse
5:30 - 9 PM
Children's Assessment Center
8/21
Communication and Cultural Diversity
6 - 9 PM
Child Advocates
8/25
Volunteer Lab Exercise
6 - 9 PM
Child Advocates
8/25 - 8/27
Volunteer Interviews**
Selected Times
Child Advocates
8/28
Volunteer Swear-in
6 - 9 PM
Child Advocates
** Volunteers sign up for a one-hour interview on one of these dates
 
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