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Course Title:Victim Services Practitioner Designation
Start Date:04/23/2018
End Date:04/27/2018
Course Time:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Course Number:510-18-03
Location & Lodging:This course will be held at the Buena Vista Suites, 8203 World Center Drive, Orlando, Florida 32821. For reservations, call (407) 239-8588. The room rate is $99.00 (Queen/Double) or $119.00 (King) and reservations must be made by April 2, 2018. There are additional overflow rooms (in the event the Buena Vista is full) at the Caribe Royale Orlando Hotel, 8101 World Center Drive, Orlando, Florida 32821. For reservations, call (888) 258-7501 or Local (407) 238-8000, and reservations must be made by April 1, 2018. Attendees must identify themselves as attendees of the Victim Services Course with the Office of the Attorney General in order to get the group rate. The room rate is $99.00 (Queen/Double), $99.00 (King), or $119.00 (King Deluxe). You can also use the link provided for reservations at the group rate, by April 1, 2018: https://cariberoyale.reztrip.com/ext/promoRate?property=1515&mode=b&pm=true&sr=330917&vr=3
Course Description:
This 40-hour basic course provides foundational training and skill development in victim advocacy and services. The course begins with in-depth instruction and discussion related to history of the victim’s movement, victim’s rights, victim compensation and the role of the victim advocate. Additional topics will include crisis reactions and intervention, professional development, ethics, sexual assault, domestic violence, advocacy, safety and technology, abuse of the elderly, abuse of persons with disabilities, child abuse, human trafficking, identity theft, homicide, gang violence, and human diversity. Participants will receive tools to utilize in providing services to victims. Students must attend all sessions and pass a written examination in order to receive a designation certificate.