Victim Advocacy Training Opportunities

Expand your understanding of the important aspects of victim advocacy with our upcoming training sessions. Each training session will prepare students for work in victim advocacy arenas such as domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, state and federal government agencies and the medical field.

Register today for one or more of our specialized trainings.

Ethics in Victim Services

Thursday, Oct. 22 | 8:30–11:30 a.m. | Online

This online training session takes a close look at common ethical conflicts you may encounter in victim services and how to apply ethical standards and decision-making to resolve them. During the three-hour session, participants will increase self-awareness and understanding of how attitudes and beliefs influence responses to victims of crime, learn to recognize when a person is acting in an ethically questionable way and explore how to use a decision-making process when faced with an ethical dilemma.

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Vicarious Trauma Training

Thursday, Oct. 29 | 8:30–11:30 a.m. | Online

This course will help you understand how the traumatic experiences of other people can affect you. This training session is a blend of instructional and interactive teaching, and it will equip you with knowledge and resources to care for yourself so you can better care for others. You’ll study research-based ideas and learn essential skills to prevent and combat the effects of vicarious trauma.

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Nebraska Victim Assistance Academy

Dec. 14–Jan. 11 | Meets 3 times per week | Online

This in-depth training session focuses on both interpersonal and professional development, covering subjects like communication, empathy, professional advocacy, self-care and understanding traumatic reactions in the brain. Experts in their fields will present on the latest research, legislation and practical resources to provide continuing professional development on a variety of relevant issues. Participants will meet Mondays (8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.), Wednesdays (12:30–4 p.m.) and Fridays (8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.) each week for four weeks. Credit for SOC 322 is available for this course. 

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