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ERIC Number: ED124705
Record Type: RIE
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The Role of the Welfare Advocate.
Jermany, Catherine Day
The paper, part of the paralegal training materials prepared by the National Paralegal Institution, discusses the role of the welfare advocate, a type of legal assistant: the right and responsibility to refuse a case; competency to provide adequate representation; informal advocacy vs. formal advocacy in welfare; arranging the negotiation setting to advantage; balancing the number of participants; establishing the day, hour, and length of time to advantage; setting the agenda; being courteous, creative, and convincing; and dealing with the threat of fraud prosecution. (EA)
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Authoring Institution: National Paralegal Inst., Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see CE 007 236-247