1 or 2 Days
Optimal Class Size
= 10 –12 participants
- To appreciate
the challenge of Advocacy witnessing
- To develop
competent and effective Advocacy Support skills.
- To experience the
role of Advocate and Backup/Support.
- To achieve a
Team approach to Advocacy.
This is a developmental seminar that addresses the unique needs of
Support Personnel of the Advocate/Witness .
The emphasis is on developing and applying the Team concept to Advocacy.
- The role of Advocacy is
explored along with the needs for advocacy backup and support.
- Interrogatory and
Discovery processing is treated and suggestions are presented.
- Time is allowed to discuss
individual participant support needs.
- Advocacy support is
addressed and guidance is provided.
- Follow up help, at home,
Participants prepare as a team for hearings and experience a brief mock
cross-examination on the final day.
OPTION: This workshop may include a questionnaire survey of your existing
work group, to understand the current team climate and develop
recommendations for improvement.