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ADVOCACY IN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. Ann Weaver Nichols, DSW, ACSW. Three Stories. The case of the cochlear implant Dr. T and the MAD Moms Dr. N, the Coalition for Human Services, Church Women United and Maria. Intended Learning Outcomes.

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advocacy in health and human services

ADVOCACY IN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Ann Weaver Nichols, DSW, ACSW

three stories
Three Stories
  • The case of the cochlear implant
  • Dr. T and the MAD Moms
  • Dr. N, the Coalition for Human Services, Church Women United and Maria
intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify different forms of advocacy and associated strategies
  • Recognize when advocacy is needed
  • Understand basic considerations for effectiveness
  • Gain advocacy principles and tips
types of advocacy
Types of Advocacy
  • Policy – change in policy/laws
  • Cause – action on behalf of a class
  • Case – situation affecting an individual or small group
basic advocacy strategies and their use
Basic Advocacy Strategies and Their Use
  • Collaboration
  • Campaign
  • Contest
when advocacy is needed
When Advocacy is Needed
  • System unable to respond
  • Rights of constituent ignored or denied
  • Situation of constituent does not fit policy or routine
  • Constituent lacks sufficient skill, knowledge, confidence, or power
basic considerations
Basic Considerations
  • Confront your hesitance to act
  • Reaffirm your values and ethics
  • Recognize that you have skills
  • Involve constituents in the effort
  • Recognize common issues and link constituents
  • Help constituents become teachers
advocacy principles and tips
Advocacy Principles and Tips
  • Know your issue well
  • Know the relevant rights, rules, and regulations
  • Know how the system works
  • Get a partner
  • Get help
  • Have a vision of what is better
more principles and tips
More Principles and Tips
  • Recognize and communicate awareness of legitimate interests
  • Link the issue to values
  • Use emotion appropriately
  • Secure clear agreement and time tables
best advice for advocates
Best advice for Advocates
  • Don’t take “No” for an answer
  • Imaginativeness and persistence pay off !
recommended resource
Recommended Resource
  • Read the classic bestselling book Fisher, R., Ury, W. & Patton, B. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In (2nd edition).
presenter information
Presenter Information
  • Dr. Ann Weaver Nichols is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University School of Social Work, Tucson Component.
  • She may be reached at ann.nichols@asu.edu