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Advocacy

The act of Pleading or arguing a case or a position; forceful persuasion.

advocacy

noun active espousal, advancement, addice, aid, approbation, approval, assistance, auspices, championship, constructive criticism, countenance, encouragement, endorsement, forceful persuasion, furtherance, guidance, help, intercession, interest, plea, praise, promotion, recommendation, sanction, seconding, sponsorship, subscription, suggestion, support, vindication, vouching, warranting
See also: advice, aid, assistance, behalf, direction, favor, guidance, help, persuasion, recommendation, representation, sanction

advocacy

speaking for others. Previously restricted to aspects of the legal profession, various agencies now provide various advocacy services to assist individuals in other contexts.
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Social work scholars frequently express the profession's commitment to advocacy practice, for example, in textbooks or as a research implication.
Advocacy on the other hand embraces a much broader framework and purpose the lobbying (Gitachu, 2008).
Advocates and advocacy schemes across the North East work in partnership with the people they support and take their side.
While advocacy provision has come under some criticism, and there is work to be done, we must remember that there is some innovative and ground-breaking work being done in Wales.
This book takes the reader from an understanding of advocacy and social justice and its primacy in social work to a model of how to incorporate advocacy into everyday practice.
Gary Matzke--was announced as the award recipient last month during NACDS' RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill advocacy event.
Agencies also are required to notify Advocacy of their initial regulatory flexibility analyses (IRFA), which is a first step in the process.
This book is carefully focused on providing conceptual background and practical working models for independent advocacy work with children and young people.
Independent NHS Complaints Advocacy Service - statutory provision.
However, an examination of AASL's definition of advocacy requires a deeper and more strategic investment in planning and action to achieve the level of partnership-building that true advocacy suggests.
A paucity of research exists on school counselor advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students, and much of it is either anecdotal or absent advocacy (Simons, Kashubeck-West, & Althof, 2014).
The purpose of the program was to build the advocacy capacity of the business community on how to debate regarding implementation of government's economic agenda and how they could be more effective in claiming better policy space.