Center for Legal Studies

Continuing Education

Graduate Certificate in Victim Advocacy



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Victim Advocacy

Format: Online

Program Description:

This intensive online program is designed to train and qualify students to provide assistance to crime victims, both inside and outside the courtroom. Participants will be prepared to work with state and county governments as advocates for crime victims, assisting them in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery. Course topics include legal terminology, legal process, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, guardianships, crisis intervention, sexual assault, domestic violence, grief counseling, temporary restraining orders, and community counseling.
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