Advocacy Core Units 301 304 Learner pac

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Qualification in Advocacy 7566
Certificate in Independent Advocacy
Self Study Pack to accompany Core

Purpose and Principles of Independent
Providing Effective Independent Advocacy
Maintaining the Advocacy Relationship
Providing Advocacy to a Range of Different
Groups of People

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Learner Resource Pack

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Welcome to the learner pack which will support you throughout core units 301-304 which are part of the qualification (7566) Certificate in
Independent Advocacy.
To learn more about the qualification and how it is assessed, please read the Student Pack (which you can access through Kate Mercer
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Responding to the advocacy needs of different groups of people

This module examines how to respond to the specific advocacy needs of different people such as;

Black people and ethnic minority groups

Older people

People who do not use English as their first language

People who are physically disabled

People with learning disabilities

People with mental health needs

Young people

Those who cannot instruct an advocate

People with sensory impairments
By completing this module you will develop practical strategies to make advocacy accessible to different groups and gain knowledge in how to work with different groups. This module also includes detailed information on when to use non instructed advocacy and how to use it effectively.
You should complete this if you want to develop skills working with diverse groups or want to understand how to use non instructed advocacy with individuals who cannot instruct you.
There are five learning outcomes to this unit.
1) Make advocacy accessible to individuals and different groups
2) Define social exclusion
3) Explain the medical and social model of disability
4) Promote diversity
5) Use non-instructed Advocacy.

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What is Advocacy?
Advocacy is all about listening to a person and then supporting them to take