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January, 2018

10Janallday12alldayTraining for Advocates Working in a Child Advocacy Center

Event Details

Through hands-on practice, participants will learn how to put advocacy principles into action, including:

  • Conducting a focus group to improve programming, changing organizations and systems
  • Creating programs and interventions that meet victims’ needs

Participants will practice skills for effective crisis intervention and advocacy, problem solving and decision making around the toughest issues in advocacy work.

A continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided on all three training days.

Presented By

Beth Olson
MSW, Advocacy and policy consultant

Ina Newton
BA, Family Advocate and Trainer


What are my lodging options if I am attending from out of town?

You do not need to make your own reservation – the Alliance has secured a group of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Mankato. Simply indicate on the registration form which nights you require lodging and a reservation will be made on your behalf.

  • Additional benefits: The Alliance will pay $50 toward your lodging cost each night, and registrants will be responsible for the remaining $43/night plus tax.

What are my payment options?

Payment via credit card is preferred for this event.

If you need to pay via check, select “Pay by invoice” under Payment information on the registration page and an invoice will be generated and mailed to you for payment. Please keep in mind, registration payments are due one week before the event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available on site at the Blue Earth County Justice Center.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Katie Rojas-Jahn via email at with any questions .

What’s the refund policy?

Refunds can be requested up to 7 day prior to the event.


January 10 (Wednesday) - 12 (Friday)


Blue Earth County Justice Center

401 Carver Rd Road, Mankato, MN 56001


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