Best practice in disability advocacy – Course promo

This course is a foundation in how to provide best practice individual advocacy. You will learn how a person with disability works through advocacy issues with the assistance of advocates from a fictional disability advocacy organisation – All Areas Advocacy.

Working through a series of real life scenarios you will get practical experience in applying the principles and skills of disability advocacy. Watch the video for a taster:


In this course you will learn:

  • The mindset required to be an effective advocate
  • The skills and advocacy principles advocates apply in their work
  • How the intake process works
  • Create an inclusive environment that makes your clients feel respected and heard
  • Learn how to develop an advocacy plan
  • How to apply decision making, judgement and negotiation skills in practical scenarios
  • How to look after yourself as an advocate

This course is available to anyone, free of charge, through the DARU website.

Friday 3rd April, 2020

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