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.
May 2020 Schedule
|4/29||Introduction to Abuse and Neglect||5:30 – 9 PM||Child Advocates|
|Online||Program Presentations||Online Training|
|5/5||Substance Abuse & Cultural Competence||5:30 – 9 PM||Child Advocates|
|5/6||Sexual Abuse||5:30 – 9 PM||Children's Assessment Center|
|5/7||Lab Exercise||5:30 – 9:30 PM||Child Advocates|
|Online||Educational Advocacy||Online Training|
|5/8, 5/11 or 5/12||Volunteer Interviews**||Selected times||Child Advocates|
|5/14||Pre-Law||6 - 9 PM||Child Advocates|
*Volunteers sign up for a one-hour interview on one of these dates