Advocate Tool Box

Your nuts and bolts to successful advocacy

Acronyms- Click here for a cheat sheet

Glossary- Definitions of often heard terms

Case Timeline- This document gives you a standard timeline in Child Protection cases

Court Hearings- Definition of hearings involved in child protection

A Child's Journey Through the Welfare System- A timeline

Federal Laws- Pertains to child protection work

ICWA- Indian Child Welfare Act

Youth in Court Orientation-This orientation is being used before children attend court- Credit 1 hour

DHW Assessment Standards- An outline of when and what the DHW takes into consideration when assessing a family

Volunteer Mileage Form CASA Volunteer Hours Reporting Form- To be turned in monthly

Visit with Infants and Toddlers- A must read publication on the importance of young children in care and visits with their parents- Credit 3 hours

Educational Advocacy- This can be used as your required in service training hours- Credit 1 hour

Psychotropic Medication and Children in Foster Care- Tips for Advocates and Judges- Credit: 1 hour

Idaho Youth In Care Bill of Rights