Resources: Advocacy for a Change! – Research Paper

Jim Simpson

Jim Simpson

Jim is a consultant, researcher, coach and developer.

'Case', 'cause' and 'class' advocacy are important and contrasting models for helping disadvantage groups make change and improve their lives.

In fact they were the original foundations of the social work profession.  This research paper Advocacy for a Change best practice paper models a highly successful process of advocacy innovated by a learning disability organisation and independently evaluated.  Any practitioners with an interest in advocacy, achieving change with service-users and patients, social work and community practice will find the models, cases and stepped Model of Change illuminating.  Also Speak Out have just released their latest, very accessible Impact Report.

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