October 27, 2021 - November 11, 2021

Advocacy University - November 2021

TIME
05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Details

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 watch our online orientation session prior to attending Advocacy University.

 

November 2021 Schedule

 

10/27
Introduction to Abuse and Neglect
5:30 PM - 9 PM
Online via Zoom
Online
Program Presentations
 
Online Training
Online
Communication
 
Online Training
11/2
Substance Abuse & Cultural Competence
5:30 PM - 9 PM
Online via Zoom
11/3
Sexual Abuse
5:30 PM - 9 PM
Online via Zoom
11/4
Lab Exercise
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Online via Zoom
Online
Educational Advocacy
 
Online Training
11/5,11/8
or 11/9
Volunteer Interviews**
Select Times
Online Interview
11/11
Pre-Law
6 PM – 9 PM
Online via Zoom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*Volunteers sign up for a one-hour interview on one of these dates
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