Our Advocates' Institute curriculum builds on information from one training level to the next.
Advocates will be more successful if they have the information from the trainings in previous levels.
|Training Title||Required Prerequisites|
|Introduction Level Trainings|
|Advocates' Institue: The Basics||
|Confidentiality and Advocate Privilege||
|Intermediate Level Trainings|
|Advocates' Institute: Crisis Advocacy Skills||
|Advocates' Institute: Advocacy for Underserved Survivors||
|Advocates' Institute: Legal Advcoacy Skills||
|Advocates' Institute: Culturally Responsive Court Survices||
|Advanced Level Trainings|
|Advocates' Institute: Systems Advocacy||
No, but you will have to demonstrate you have a good command of the Advocates' Institute: The Basics content. We have created a quiz you can complete prior to registering for any Intermediate level trainings. A score of 100% is required for the test to be accepted as a prerequisite for Intermediate level trainings.
Other Advocates' Institue Trainings are also availible to test out from. Find more information about the Advocates' Institute trainings and how to test out of trainings at Advocates' Institute Training Series Webpage.
A.I.: Confidentiality and Advocate Privilege is one of our On-Demand Online Trainings. You will find A.I.: Confidentiality and Advocate Privilege in the Online Trainings section of your Coalition Manager dashboard or by following this link.
this training is completely self-guided and advocates can take the training at anytime.
No. Due to the importance of confidentiality - for legal requirements and trauma-informed practices - all advocates participating in our Advocates' Institute Training Series should complete A.I.: Confidentiality and Advocate Privilege, even if it is a refresher.
The NCCADV Training Team also hopes that advocates will consider taking A.I.: Confidentiality and Advocate Privilege once a year to stay up-to date and refresh their knowledge of confidenitality and advocate privilege.
Basically - in a flipped classroom participants learn the content independently by completing assigned "pre-work" before coming together as a group to explore the training content through discussions and activities. Below is an infographic explaining what the Virtual Advocates' Institute "flipped classroom" looks like.
Sample based on Advocates' Institute: The Basics