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This is a presention to be used for a 2 hour course on effective advocacy for persons with addiciton and mental illness.

This is a presention to be used for a 2 hour course on effective advocacy for persons with addiciton and mental illness.

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  • 1. Advocacy2 Hours
    Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Ph.D., LMHC, CRC, NCC
    Director of Education, AllCEUs.com
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 2. Objectives
    Define Advocacy
    Identify 5 methods for advocating
    Discuss the ways in which you can advocate for your clients
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 3. What is Advocacy
    Aim to influence public-policy and resource allocation decisions
    Motivated from moral, ethical or faith principles or simply to protect an asset of interest.
    Advocacy can include many activities including
    media campaigns
    public speaking
    commissioning and publishing research
    the 'filing of friend of the court briefs'.
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 4. Define Client Needs
    Education
    Employment
    Medication
    Housing
    Safety
    Treatment/Case Management
    Prevention Services
    Transportation
    Support and Belonging
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 5. Identify Supporting Reasons
    Why does this person need this resource more than someone else at this time?
    Will this person effectively use this resource?
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 6. Education
    GED
    Adult Basic Literacy
    Life Skills
    Budgeting
    Riding the bus
    Time management
    Vocational
    Special Needs
    Dyslexia
    AD/HD
    Mental Illness
    Gifted
    Other?
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 7. Employment
    Convincing employers why your client is the person they want to hire
    Supported Employment
    Welfare to Work Subsidies
    Job Coaching
    Transportation
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 8. Medication
    Helping clients get (and remain on) all of their medication
    Pharmaceutical company programs
    Health departments
    Local community mental health
    Walmart
    Publix
    Local free clinics
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 9. Housing
    Non-Discrimination
    Affordability
    Bartering
    Healthy neighborhoods
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 10. Safety
    Educate law enforcement about the nature of co-occurring disorders
    Work with victim advocates to ensure that all clients have the opportunity to live in a safe environment
    Create neighborhood coalitions that work to improve community connection/involvement/organization
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 11. Treatment/Case Management
    Advocate for wrap around services
    Seek supportive services from charitable organizations in your community
    Case management
    Food pantries
    Homeless shelters
    Domestic Violence Shelters
    Clothing/Thrift stores
    Ensure clients are stepped-down, not turned out
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 12. Prevention
    It is cheaper than treatment
    Reduces crime, poverty and suffering; improves the economy
    Can be implemented by laypersons
    Provides youth an alternative, safe place
    Provides a sense of community
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 13. Transportation
    Ensure clients have access to transportation to meet basic needs
    Identify the cost-savings to the community by ensuring clients stay medicated so they can stay out of jail and break the cycle of mental illness
    Identify cost-benefit to the community through the influx of persons receiving services and drawing down state monies
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 14. Support and Belonging
    Does not have to cost a thing
    Can be provided by laypersons…even over the phone
    Necessary for sustained recovery
    Provides an outlet for stress
    Reduces isolation
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com
  • 15. Summary
    Clients have a variety of biopsychosocial needs
    Part of counseling involves ensuring that we are able to
    Identify those needs
    Help clients identify resources
    Advocate for clients to have access to those resources
    Copyright CDS Ventures, LLC 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs $69.99 for 12 months at http://allceus.com