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Welcome to our S.W.A.T. Workshop!

We’re are so excited you have registered to join us on May 4th. We believe this mission is incredibly important for children who are living outside of a family right now. As social workers, we know the power of using our platforms and voices to advocate for social justice and millions of children need advocates right now.

We can’t wait to meet you and learn from your experience in child protection as well.

We have a lot to share with you on May 4th, so the day will be very interactive and full.

A Quick Look at SFAC’s Work

Learning Objectives:

  • Awareness about the realities of the ‘Orphan Crisis”, the Global DI Movement, and the risks associated

  • The role of the Christian church and the critical need for social work skills

  • How to contextualize your social work skills cross-culturally to increase the social work skills of those working with children

  • How to make a global impact by advocating locally on behalf of orphaned and vulnerable children

  • Licensed Social Workers will earn 6 hours of CE credits


Logistics:

Training Date: May 4th, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm* (Check-in begins at 8:30am - Lunch will be provided onsite)

Location: Austin Ridge Bible Church, 9300 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78733

Once you’ve completed our workshop, you’ll learn how what is required for application to join our S.W.A.T. Team. Applications include a criminal background check, reference checks and agreement to all GCA policies, including our Child Safeguarding Policy. Once accepted, team members will be informed about special missions to provide onsite support and training internationally.

Our S.W.A.T. Team will also serve as a professional advocacy collective, and will work together on events and campaigns to raise awareness about best practice and better care throughout the States.

We’d love for you to join us even if you’re unable to commit to service.

Please let us know if you have any questions or need to cancel: connect@globalchildadvocates.org

*The training on May 4th will be recorded for online use. You’ll have the opportunity to either opt-in and share your feedback or opt-out.


 

Faith-Based

We are a faith-based organization and seek to follow Jesus’ example. Many of the materials we use are rooted in the Christian faith and many of the organizations needing the most assistance, are privately run and funded by the faith community.

We are recruiting an extremely diverse, multicultural, multilingual team of advocates, so please bring your perspective and experience to the table.

Please be on the look out for your S.W.A.T. Team Intro Packet in the mail. If you don’t receive it within 10 days of signing-up, let us know.

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