As part of our TRAINING OPPORTUNITY: Advocacy for All service, we are offering FREE training opportunities as part of our Advocacy for All service.
Understanding the principles of self-advocacy – OCN award Level Two.
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Course purpose and aim(s):
This free OCN accredited course will enable the learner to understand different types of advocacy, the advocacy relationship and how it may be used to resolve conflict.
You will also learn communication and assertive skills that are key to good advocacy, alongside the type of support people need to empower themselves. You will also gain an
understanding of safeguarding and the advocacy process.
As part of the course, you will attend 8 live group teams calls, lasting three hours each, once a week over a period of 8 weeks. The course will also promote independent learning with support from the tutor. Within each session, you will take part in a range of activities, which will help you reflect critically on your existing knowledge. You will be able to apply your understanding in group discussions and case studies.
- Understanding the principles of advocacy and the advocacy process
- Understanding self- advocacy and the potential barriers to self-advocacy.
- Understand disempowerment and how it may impact on the advocacy process
- Understand the advocacy relationship
- Understand conflict and conflict resolution tools
On successfully completing the course and submitting your course workbook, you will gain a Level Two Award.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone 18 or over, with an interest in advocacy. This course may lead to volunteering opportunities.
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