Victim Advocacy Certificate Course

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Course Information
Course Type
Certificate Programs
Location Online
Instructor Center for Legal Studies Term
Fee
$
645
Day & Time See Course Description

Course Description

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.

Choose from 6 Convenient Sessions

  • Session 1: January 8-February 23
  • Session 2: March 5-April 20
  • Session 3: April 30-June 15
  • Session 4: June 25-August 10
  • Session 5: August 20-October 5
  • Session 6: October 15-November 30