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Course Title:Victim Services Practitioner Designation
Start Date:09/15/2014
End Date:09/19/2014
Course Time:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Course Number:510-14-06
City:Ft. Myers
Location & Lodging:This course will be held at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa, 17260 Harbour Point Drive, Fort Myers, Florida 33908. For reservations call (800) 767-7777, please reference Division of Victim Services and Criminal Justice Programs. The room rate is $85.00, single/double and reservations must be made by August 16, 2014.
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.