Term Self Advocacy Support
Code FP-0500.7800
Definition Programs that teach people who are affected by an issue the skills that are necessary to stand up for themselves, participate in decisions that are being made about their lives and secure the information, opportunities, respect and services to which they are entitled.
Created 3/18/99
Changed 10/1/20
Use References Self Advocacy Training
See Also References
External Classification Terms Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (USA LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Legal Services (NPC I05)
Legal Services (NTE I80)
Ombudsman for Community Peace and Justice (UW
Ombudsman for Cultural and Spiritual Development (UW
Ombudsman for Education (UW
Ombudsman for Environmental Quality (UW
Ombudsman for Food, Agriculture and Nutrition (UW
Ombudsman for Health Programs (UW
Ombudsman for Housing (UW
Ombudsman for Income Security and Economic Opportunity (UW
Ombudsman for Individual and Collective Safety (UW
Ombudsman for Individual and Family Life (UW
Ombudsman for Social Development (UW
Ombudsman for Transportation (UW
Related Concepts Advocacy/Rights Protection
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Bibliographic References "Who Will Speak For Me?", Charmain Spencer, Gerontology Research Center , Simon Frazer University, BC Institute on Family Violence, July, 3, 1997, http://www.bcifv.org/resources/newsletter/1997/summer/speak.shtml

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