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.
September 2020 Schedule
|9/2||Introduction to Abuse and Neglect||10 AM – 2 PM||Online Training via Zoom|
|Online||Program Presentations||Online Training|
|9/8||Substance Abuse & Cultural Competence||5:30 – 9 PM||Online Training via Zoom|
|9/9||Sexual Abuse||5:30 – 9 PM||Online Training|
|9/10||Lab Exercise||10 AM – 2 PM||Online Training via Zoom|
|Online||Educational Advocacy||Online Training|
|9/11, 9/14 or 9/15||Volunteer Interviews**||Selected times||Online Interviews|
|9/17||Pre-Law||6 - 9 PM||Online Training via Zoom|
*Volunteers sign up for a one-hour interview on one of these dates