Veterans Advocacy Project | L5025
The Veterans Advocacy Project (VAP) is a 6 credit clinic. 3 credits are for the seminar and 3 credits are for the clinic work. Students in the VAP participate in client intake, counseling, case management, brief writing and hearings, among other things. Students work on VA Disability Benefit Appeals before the Denver Regional Office, the Board of Veterans Appeals and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Students also work on Discharge Upgrade cases before the Discharge Review Boards and the Boards of Correction of Military/Naval Records. In the seminar, students learn about VA Benefits Law and Military Law, as well as clinical skills. The VAP is located at 1247 Santa Fe, in the Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center. The VAP office is open from 8 - 4, Monday through Thursday. Students select the times they can work at the office, based on their class schedules and other commitments.
Credit Hours: 6
ULW: This class may meet the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW), with instructor approval