ADVOCACY

noun. conversing or performing on the part of a person or mass of people to support their liberties or illustrate their perspective.

ADVOCACY: "Therapists or other professional individuals often assume roles of advocacy when testifying on a child's behalf during the trial of a child abuse case."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ADVOCACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/advocacy/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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