Primary geographic focus: Southern California, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Non Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, Direct Services Programs
Tags: Disability: Mental Health
Acronym or short name: MHAS
Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. (MHAS) is a private, non-profit organization established in 1977 to provide free legal services to people with mental disabilities. MHAS assists both children and adults, with an emphasis on obtaining government benefits and services, protecting rights, and fighting discrimination. MHAS also serves as a resource to the community by providing training and technical assistance to attorneys, mental health professionals, consumer and family member groups, and other advocates. In addition, MHAS participates in impact litigation in an effort to improve the lives of people with mental disabilities.
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Trains support staff on how to interact with difficult clients while working at a legal service organization.
MCLE: 1 hour
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