ADVOCACY - ADVOCACY Why? O NASW Code of Ethics O...

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Unformatted text preview: ADVOCACY Why? O NASW Code of Ethics O Empowerment and advocacy O Especially important with vulnerable populations, who are often diverse ADVOCACY ORGs O NASW, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), NAACP, Gray Panthers, La Raza, Childrens Defense League, Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), National Organization for Women (NOW), Disability Rights, Jewish Defense League (JDL), American Association for Retired Persons (AARP), League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Southern Poverty Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Planned Parenthood, Federal TYPES O Case Advocacy O Cause (or Class) Advocacy CASE ADVOCACY O When a client is refused legally-entitled benefits O When services provided are inhumane or dehumanizing O When agency procedures delay services in crisis situations O When clients cannot adequately protect their own interests or advocate on their own behalf O When an agency or staff person discriminate against clients because of KNOWLEDGE...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course SOW 4620 taught by Professor Maddox during the Fall '11 term at Florida State College.

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ADVOCACY - ADVOCACY Why? O NASW Code of Ethics O...

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