Discuss and describe the basic theories or methodologies involved in advocacy and the role of the advocate in working with at risk families or youth. Contains no misunderstanding.
Addresses each of the following areas:
Begin by choosing a population to create a hypothetical case about. The areas you may choose from are; Adoption services, Foster Care services, Juvenile Delinquency services, PDD/Autism services, Substance Abuse services, Educational services, Grief services, or Mental health services. You may choose only 1 of the above groups to base your case on.
Develop a case that includes a general description of the population and a 2-3 page summary of the child or family’s history that needs addressed. The history should address any pertinent information that relates to the need for an advocate. Make sure to take cultural considerations into account.
Evaluate the best way to develop advocacy services for your scenario and create a 3-5 page proposal discussing the interventions you want to pioneer. Justify the need and the methodology you are going to employ based on researching the literature.
Explain any legal and ethical considerations that are relevant to your case and how the program you have designed adheres to those legal and ethical guidelines.