Advocacy Training

08/23/2012 - 3:30pm - 09/27/2012 - 5:30pm

Learn to be an Advocate for Civil Rights for the Disability Community.

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC) and the University of Denver are excited to offer individual and systems advocacy certification training.  Make a difference by learning the skills necessary to fight for civil rights for yourself, your family and for your community!

Topics Include

    Ethics of Advocacy
    Disability Determination
    Appeals Process for Benefits
    Medicaid
    Self Advocacy Skills
    The Legislative Process
    Nonprofit and Regulatory Boards
    Effective Communication and Requesting Reasonable Accommodation/Modification (ADA)
    Grassroots Organizing

The training will be held every Thursday for six weeks starting August 23rd, 2012 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at The University of Denver, University Hall, 2197 S. University Blvd., Denver Colorado.

This training is a great resource for community activists or for those looking for additional skills necessary to work in the field of disability services, community organizing or civil rights.

Training for the Certification is free, but it is requested that you volunteer at CCDC to utilize your skills and expertise for the community.

For more information and to register, please call Peter DeHaas at 303-357-6430.

A background check will be required for certification.

THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS Tuesday, August 21st 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

Event Date: 
08/23/2012 - 3:30pm - 09/27/2012 - 5:30pm
Event Location: 
The University of Denver, University Hall
2197 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO
United States
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