Victim Advocacy Training Course
Participants will be prepared to work in victim advocacy arenas, such as domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, crisis hotlines, and with state and county governments to assist crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery. Course topics include legal terminology, legal process, legislation regarding victims rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects of victimization on the victim, victim advocate skills, guardianships and crisis intervention. It also covers counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.
- January 13, 2020
- March 9, 2020
- May 4, 2020
- June 29, 2020
- August 24, 2020
- October 19, 2020
This seven-week online course includes 45 clock hours of instruction/learning. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion from University of Arizona Continuing & Professional Education.
Those who complete the training program will also be eligible at minimum for the National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP) Provisional Credential and possibly for the Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Credential based upon their experience in the field.
Financing options may be available through the Center for Legal Studies (CLS), in partnership with Affirm. Learn more here. Note: The University of Arizona is not affiliated with Affirm and does not administer the Affirm payment program.