The Essentials (TE)

The Essentials of Victim Advocacy (TE-6018)


Description
August 12th-16th, 2024 Monday - Friday 8am - 4:00p (EST)
Akron, OH - IN PERSON CLASSROOM AND VIRTUAL
REGISTRATION DEADLINE- July 18th, 2024

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.

Original Training Da...: August 12th, 2024 Instructor: Dana Zedak LSW CA Training Hours: 42.5 SW CEU's: 29

Content
  • Prework
  • Victim Assistance Program's Services
  • Victim Advocacy: Then and Now
  • August 12, 2024 Day 1
  • 1.1. Crisis & Trauma
  • 1.2 Crisis Intervention
  • 1.3 Cultural Humility
  • Unit 1.4 Knowledge to Practice
  • Day 2
  • 2.6 Knowledge to Practice
  • 2.8 Intimate Partner Violence
  • 2.9 Stalking
  • 2.10 Sexual Violence
  • 2.11 Knowledge to Practice
  • Day 3
  • 3.13 Human Trafficking
  • 3.14 Unexpected Death
  • 3.16 Presence
  • 3.17 Compassion Fatigue
  • 3.18 Knowledge to Practice
  • Day 4
  • 4.19 Clinical Services
  • 4.20 QPR Gatekeeper
  • 4.21 Ethics & Boundaries
  • 4.21 Knowledge to Practice
  • 4.23 Crime Scene Response
  • Day 5
  • 5.24 Victim Rights
  • 5.25 Justice System Process
  • 5.26 Victim Compensation
  • 5.27 Protection Orders
  • 5.28 Knowledge to Practice
  • 5.29 Next Steps
  • Recorded Units
  • Unit 1.5 Child & Older Adult Development
  • Unit 2.12 Missing Persons
  • Overall Course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever