/> Attend court appointed advocate training. Become the voice for an abused child. Participation Requirements: Orientation
January 29, 2020 - February 13, 2020

ADVOCACY UNIVERSITY - FEBRUARY 2020

TIME
This is an all day event
Location
CHILD ADVOCATES' OFFICE
3701 Kirby Drive, Suite 400 Houston, Texas 77040
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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.

 

February 2020 Schedule

1/29
Introduction to Abuse and Neglect
5:30 PM – 9 PM
Child Advocates
Online
Program Presentations
 
Online Training
Online
Communication
 
Online Training
2/4
Substance Abuse & Cultural Competence
5:30 PM - 9 PM
Child Advocates
2/5
Sexual Abuse
5:30 PM - 9 PM
Children's Assessment Center
2/6
Lab Exercise
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Child Advocates
Online
Educational Advocacy
 
Online Training
2/7, 2/10
or 2/11
Volunteer Interviews**
select times
Child Advocates
2/13
Pre-Law
6 PM - 9 PM
Child Advocates

 

** Volunteers sign up for a one-hour interview on one of these dates

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ON INSTAGRAM @CHILD ADVOCATES
    REQUEST A COURT APPOINTED ADVOCATE
    You may put in a request of a court appointed advocate for any child/children currently in the temporary managing conservatorship of Harris County DFPS.

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    REPORT ABUSE
    To report child abuse, neglect or abandonment, contact the Texas Abuse and Neglect Hotline.

    www.txabusehotline.org
    1.800.252.5400
    REQUEST A SPEAKER
    Is your company or organization looking for more information on Child Advocates? Let us know and we are happy to come to you and share our mission and stories.

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