45 -Hour Victim Advocacy Course
Instructors: Myra and Russell Strand
Aug 1-Oct 31 (deep dive and OnDemand course)

Aug 3, 2020: 2 hour live course 1-3pm EST

*Pre-approved for Victim Advocate Certification
for both Civilians and Military Advocates
Click: Learn More on certification

The 45- hour victim advocacy course is designed for advocates who are new to victim services and is structured to teach participants human centric, trauma informed and healing centered advocacy skills. 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 Objectives:
-To provide a history of the advocacy movement
-To provide a deep understanding of crime victims’ rights
-To look at the both the civil and criminal justice systems
-To train advocates to be human-centric, trauma informed
-To explore trauma, complex trauma and other biological response to adverse experiences
-To help advocates explore their own implicit bias and to work through an intersectional lens
-To inspire a dedication to professional health and wellness both individually and organizationally

☞This course is currently “on-sale” for $500.00 per participant. 

☞Starting in 2021 the price will increase to $650.00 as with each version we are upgrading.