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Victim Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Not Included)   

This is a course on the rapidly growing field of victim advocacy and assistance.

Participants will be prepared to work in victim advocacy arenas, such as domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, and crisis hotlines, and with state and county governments assisting crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery.Training in this area will prove to be rewarding to your career possibilities in the area of law enforcement and crime victim advocacy.

  • View the Course Syllabus
  • Review the material as many times as necessary for full retention of the information.
  • Benefit from interaction with the instructor and other students by way of email and a discussion board.
  • Complete the online course in 7 weeks.
  • Email assignments and exams on the course web site.
  • Once registered, your password and access information will be sent in time for the start of class.
 
Victim Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Not Included)
Item: 202203LS101024 Instructor: 

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.

Class Dates: 8/22/2022 - 10/7/2022 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Victim Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Not Included)
Item: 202204LS101024 Instructor: 

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.

Class Dates: 10/17/2022 - 12/2/2022 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.