Advocacy Training

This course will equip you with the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to become an effective advocate in your community

Advocacy Training Course Overview

Welcome to the Advocacy Essentials course offered by Action Ability Belfast! Over the span of four engaging sessions, this course will equip you with the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to become an effective advocate in your community.

Advocacy Course Duration

4 Sessions

Training Provider:

Action Ability Belfast

Advocacy Training Course Content

  • Understand advocacy principles and the process
  • Choose appropriate advocacy forms for client needs
  • Recognise impact of disempowering experiences on advocacy
  • Identify barriers to advocacy and self-advocacy
  • Identify support needed for effective communication in advocacy
  • Understand assertiveness in advocacy
  • Know organisation’s complaints procedure and its relation to advocacy
  • Understand advocacy partnership foundations and potential conflicts
  • Recognise importance of consultation in advocacy

Employability Skills:

  • assisting people to secure their rights to the help they need.
  • enabling people to self advocate and represent themselves,
  • representing a person and speaking up on their behalf.
  • helping people access services.

Sign Up For Advocacy Training Course

Sign Up Today for our Advocacy training course with the form on this page and we will assign one of our navigators to contact you.

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  • **Please note this programme cannot support people in employment or full-time education**

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