You will learn peer support skills, leadership development, and resilience to manage workplace conflict/abuse. Also, learn to mediate between employees and employers to resolve issues without the need for litigation.
Be able to manage and respond to workplace conflict/abuse using peer support skills, leadership development, resilience. Able to mediate between employees and employers to resolve issues without the need for litigation. Gain Ethics CEUs for completing the class. This is used for professionals in the social services career field.
You will complete your Whistleblower Protection Advocate (WPA) application by uploading several documents via Whispli. Some of these documents need to be filled out and signed; some will certify your completion of specific requirements. Some must be supplied to you by other people.
If a document must be signed, we will accept a scan of the printed and signed copy or a digital signature.
Please prepare your documents for upload as follows:
Complete & Gather Documents
Complete and sign the WoA Code of Ethics
Complete and sign the Workplace Promise
Complete and sign the WPA Mentor Agreement and also gather, if you have chosen to authorize their use, your photo, and a one-paragraph biography
Complete a minimum of 10 hours of education and training listed on the WPA Certification: Education and Training List. Record your progress on the form itself.
Compile an up-to-date resume
Gather two letters of recommendation from people who can confirm your ability to advocate for and support individuals facing a challenge. Your recommenders should address their letters as follows: “Dear Whistleblower Protection Advocate Certification Committee:”
Write a cover letter to the committee explaining why you seek certification.