The Essentials (TE)

The Essentials March 2023 Session (TE-6011)

The Essentials of Victim Advocacy
March 13 - 17, 2023
Akron, OH IN PERSON CLASSROOM 8a-4p (EST) daily

The Essentials of Victim Advocacy is a nationally approved, comprehensive online and in-person training offered for assisting individuals in becoming a Credentialed Advocate (CA) through the National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP).

Participants who complete the 44-hour course will become equipped to use the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) crisis intervention model to assist individuals impacted by victimization or traumatic events. In addition, participants will increase their knowledge about the judicial system, victims’ rights, as well as resources available for both victims and the advocate providing the service.
  • Crisis & Trauma
  • NOVA Model-Crisis Intervention
  • Cultural Humility
  • Cage of Oppression
  • Sexual Violence
  • Power & Control Wheel
  • Pet Safety Plan
  • Safety Plan
  • Understanding Human Trafficking Survivors
  • Human Trafficking Parent Prevention Resources
  • Latino Face of Human Trafficking
  • Unexpected Death & Spirituality
  • Death Notification Checklist
  • Group Crisis Intervention
  • Clinical Services
  • Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care
  • Group Crisis Intervention
  • Justice System
  • Civil Case vs. Criminal Case
  • National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP) Info Sheet
  • Recorded units - 30 days to complete
  • Stalking
  • Child Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Identity Theft
  • Protection Orders
  • What is VINE?
  • Boundaries
  • Death by Suicide
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever