Course Detail: CLSVICADVCERT - Victim Advocacy Certificate
This course meets the training needs of busy professionals who are interested in assisting crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery.
Victim advocates provide invaluable legal services, including advocating for victims' rights and guardianship, reviewing related legislation, crisis intervention, and counseling victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, child abuse and other crimes.
As a trained crime victim advocate, you may work with:
- - domestic violence shelters
- - crisis centers
- - crisis hotlines
- - state and county government agencies
Upon graduation from the course, you will be eligible for the Provisional Credential through the National Advocacy Credentialing Program (NACP) in affiliation with the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA). Your prior experience in the field may also qualify you for the Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced Credential through the NCAP.
|Course Opens||Register By|
|August 23||August 16|
|October 18||October 11|
|January 10||January 4|
|March 7||February 28|
|May 2||April 25||June 27||June 20|
Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours
Per course: 45 clock hours or 4.5 CEUs
$995+Books & Westlaw
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