Aug 1-Oct 31, On-Demand: 45 hour advocacy course (pre approved for certification) (Copy)

$650.00 $500.00

The Instructor:  Myra Strand
This will be offered at $500.00
(Normally this course will cost $650.00)
Pre-approved for Victim Advocate Certification
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At your own pace, On-demand: Aug 1- Oct 31
One live session:  Aug 3, 2020:  1:00-3:00 pm EST

50 in stock


45- hour Advocacy Course
(3 months to complete)

Module One: Being Human (Empathy, Vulnerability)
Case for change
Vicarious Trauma, demoralization, burn out, unrealistic expectations
Self-care (individually, organizationally)
Organizational trauma and healing
5 hours

Module Two: History of the Movement
Crime Victims’ Rights (Federal and State)
Civil System
Criminal System
5 hours

Module Three: Implicit Bias
Applied intersectionality and marginalized communities
5 hours

Module Four: Psychophysiological response to trauma
Complex Trauma
5 hours

Module Five: Human Centric, Trauma Informed Response and Care
(ethics, confidentiality, grievance)
5 hours

Module Six: Being an advocate
what does it mean, self-prep and mindset, empowerment model, “how” to connect with clients
5 hours

Module Seven: Tools of the Trade
immediate response to crisis, case management, long term response to crisis, safety planning, lethality assessment, informed consent, breaking it down, use of index cards, getting creative,  dogs
5 hours

Module Eight: After Care
EMDR, Yoga, Somatic Experience, Organic Intelligence, Ecstasy and other drugs
5 hours

 Module Nine: Cultivating the advocates complicated voice
Principled Negotiation systems advocacy
CCRT, SART, MDTs, Review Boards
5 hours