Citizen Advocacy get together in Nebraska on September 11-13, 2014

Citizen Advocacy Get Together Omaha, Nebraska Element Hotel, Midtown Crossing September 11-13, 2014   Mark your calendars and save the date!!!   The Citizen Advocacy Foundation of America and Disability Rights Nebraska (formerly known as Nebraska Advocacy Services, Inc.) are planning a Citizen Advocacy Get Together, September 11-13, 2014, at the Element Hotel in fabulous Midtown […]

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 11:55 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · One Comment
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registrations and papers are already coming in for the 2013 online SRV Journal conference

It’s very gratifying and exciting that registrations for the 2013 online SRV Journal conference are already coming in. I’m also happy to say that some Citizen Advocacy folks are registering as well, which should really enhance our online discussions. We also already have a conference paper uploaded as well! And lots more to come. If […]

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 8:27 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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July 2013 issue of The SRV Journal is at the printers

The July 2013 issue of The SRV Journal is currently at the printers. In the meanwhile, I can tell you about the content of the issue. We have a posthumous article by Wolf Wolfensberger on Citizen Advocacy and recruitment of proteges who are mentally disordered, or of proteges who have several societally devalued conditions. As […]

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 8:46 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Citizen Advocacy website

I saw this fairly new Citizen Advocacy website recently. Dr. Wolfensberger developed Citizen Advocacy. I believe that students and practitioners of SRV have much to learn from Citizen Advocacy, and vice versa. Marc Tumeinski Tweet

Posted on April 13, 2013 at 9:52 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mitchel Peters: Citizen Advocacy and valued roles

Mitchel gave a brief overview of the Citizen Advocacy model. His main thesis was that the primary mission of Citizen Advocacy is generally to safeguard the welfare of a vulnerable person through one-to-one (or near one-to-one) reciprocal relationships, but in addition that a derivative benefit can be that the protege acquires or maintains valued social […]

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 12:46 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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