1 – Outline briefly about Article 25 of the Declaration of…
1 – Outline briefly about Article 25 of the Declaration of Human Rights:
2 – Udertake some individual research to identify and outline your findings of the relationship between human needs and human rights:
3 – Visit the following website and in approximately 1 paragraph, explain what a human rights-based approach is and identify the “PANEL” principles that support this. https://www.humanrights.gov.au/human-rights-based-approaches
4 – View the policies and procedures that relate to Advocacy within your health organization and/or professional placement organization and identify the legal and ethical considerations that apply to these policies and procedures:
5- In approximately 2 paragraphs, explain how stereotyping contributes to discrimination in society:
6 – In approximately 1 paragraph, explain how you can identify the needs or specific issues of a client and/or client group. What would this assessment involve?
7 – Lobbying can be used to influence government policy related to client issues. Briefly explain what lobbying is:
8 – Identify who the key stakeholders are that are often associated with advocacy issues
9 – How would you access a politician to raise awareness about an advocacy issue?
10 – Explain briefly systems advocacy.
11 – Identify six things to do when involved in the lobbying process to ensure it is effective.
12 – Do people within the general community have different rights to those of people with specific issues?
13 – Undertake some research and provide a description of a power structure:
14 – Provide at least five examples of what needs to be factored into plans for community consultation.
15 – In approximately 1 paragraph explain the difference between negotiation and mediation.
16 – Humphries and Senden (2000) proposed “managers attend to the details of efficiently running a program whilst leaders are oriented to the broader issues and future developments” (p. 1). Based on this view, in a few sentences, explain why you think leaders would make good advocates?
17 – For each of the following, identify at least 1 advocacy issue that may affect your client group. ▪ alcohol and other drugs
▪ cultural and linguistic diversity
▪ risk of self-harm
▪ people under 18 years of age
▪ chronic illness
▪ community education
▪ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
▪ mental health
▪ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI)
▪ migrants and refugees
18 – What is the Mental Health Coordinating Council’s involvement in government policy development?
19 – How can you contribute to government policy development through the MHCC?
20 – Activity – visit The Australian Health Promotion Page – SA Branch https://www.healthpromotion.org.au/sa-branch and make contact with them to see how you can get involved in their activities relating to client rights and interests. Document, how you have actioned this and what you have to do to be involved