Training for Advocates Working with A Child Advocacy Center

This training meets all essential components in the NCA Standard of Advocacy.

Note: This training will take place online over three days: June 10, 17 and 24, 2020.

First Witness Advocacy bridges the gap between individual advocacy with one victim and system-based advocacy that creates change for many victims. This is in contrast to more restrictive advocacy models that are based on delivering services identified by practitioners.

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, and 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.


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