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Self Advocacy and communication

Fri 7 May, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

It can be hard to be heard in a caring role as many other voices are involved. This workshop helps us work out how best to convey the messages we want to be heard.

Duration: 3 weeks (7th, 14th & 21st May)

Who is this online session for?
This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

Outcomes of this online session

By the end of the course carers will have:

  • Explored what self-advocacy is and the benefits and challenges.
  • Thought about who you are communicating with and for what reason.
  • Shared communication tips and techniques.

Delivered by
Aga Newsome, Carer Training Officer at VOCAL. Aga has recently joined the team at VOCAL, and comes with over 4 years’ experience of delivering training in the care sector. She runs a number of face to face and online courses for carers.

Online Instructions
This course will be delivered online. Details of how to join the meeting will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on 0131 622 6666.


Fri 7 May, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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