Become a Certified Advocate Today
Have you had trouble with being marginalized by the system?
Help others, and become a certified advocate today!
Are you a:
Attorney / Paralegal
Caregiver / Therapist
Parental Health Professional
Human Resource Professional
Troubled by the language of the courts?
Feeling isolated and misguided?
Unprepared and unheard?
Frustrated with the legal system?
Learn your rights, and become a Certified ADA Advocate
Help others navigate the system, and help them to learn what rights they have!
I was ambushed.
I was not ready for the opposition to bully me.
I was not prepared for the opposition lawyer’s power games using verbal, attitudinal, and visual attacks.
Ethical obligations, psychological and physiological realities of persons with disabilities when under stress are emphasized. Participants learn recommendations for legal and social improvements needed to be in compliance with laws regarding civil rights, disability rights, and social responsibilities.
Required Textbook: Unlocking Justice Book
Dr. Karin Huffer is best known for coining the term legal abuse syndrome emanating from her observations in private practice in marriage and family therapy over a 40-year period. She observed through the years that patients involved in the legal system (litigation in particular) suffered from a traumatic stress preventing them from benefiting from therapy. Symptoms would allay for a short time and then recycle relating to their experiences in court.