Madvocator Educational and Healthcare Advocacy Training is a non-profit organization that offers training on healthcare and educational advocacy topics for families, education professionals and healthcare providers.
Established by an educational psychologist who is the parent of a medically complex child with special education needs, Madvocator is unique in offering both continuing education training for professionals as well as advocacy skills training for families. Madvocator’s research-based training programs are heavily focused on the positive impact of parent and family engagement in the school and healthcare settings.
Educational Advocacy Training
Madvocator’s training for education professionals, including teachers, therapists, intervention specialists and administrators, is focused on critical thinking and effective communication as primary tools for engaging families. Training for parents and families focuses on engagement, leadership, advocacy and collaboration with schools.
Healthcare Advocacy Training
Madvocator offers training for healthcare professionals, including physicians, therapists, nurses and administrators, as well as training for families on collaborating effectively for safer and more responsive care in the hospital and community settings.