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Course Title:The Media and Advocacy
Start Date:02/20/2020
End Date:02/20/2020
Course Time:8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Course Number:521-20-01
Course Location: This course will be held at the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Patrol Squad Room Entrance (far south side), 2621 Southeast Hawthorne Road, Gainesville, Florida 32640
Course Description:
With increasing media coverage of crime and incidents of mass violence, the media has given great visibility to victims of traumatic events. However, insensitive journal interviewing and reporting can sometimes cause further harm to survivors. This training will explore strategies to assist survivors with preparing for the media coverage as well as best practices for advocates to maximum on a collaborative media relationship.

***4 Hour Course****All hours for this course may be used towards FCPTI Victim Services Practitioner Renewal Requirements