Professional Parent Advocacy Training and Certification

Saturday, July 6, 2024
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Wharton

NJPC is offering a free Professional Parent Advocacy Training Program for parents, grandparents, foster parents and other caregivers raising children with emotional and behavioral challenges who are involved in the Mental Health, Juvenile Justice and/or Child Welfare System. Parents and caregivers attending the training are give the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge of the systems that serve their families their rights and responsibilities within those systems, and the advocacy , professional, and collaborative skills needed to successfully negotiate those systems. Parents and family members will become better able to advocate for themselves and their communities, resulting in increased access to appropriate car and treatment for all children. The Professional Parent Advocacy Training is approved for Foster, Adoptive and Kinship training credit through NJDCF. Lunch will be served or gift cards will be provided. Early registration is recommended. THE TRAINING CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM OR IN PERSON.  Please contact us for upcoming training dates.

Event Type
  • Advocacy
  • Professional Workshop
  • Family Support
  • Educational Workshop
Age Groups
  • Adults
Community Services
Family & Support Services
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Payment Options
  • Free

Last Updated: 05/30/24