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Course Title:Advocating for Child Abuse Victims
Start Date:03/27/2014
End Date:03/27/2014
Course Time:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Course Number:520-14-06
City:Jacksonville
Tuition:Free
Course Location: This course will be held at the Florida Department of Transportation, District II Office, Urban Office Training Center, 2198 Edison Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204.
Course Description:
This course will provide victim advocates with current information on issues related to both child physical and child sexual abuse. Areas to be discussed include: detection of abuse, associated injuries, child abuse syndromes that impact child victims, case studies to understand the issues surrounding child abuse, and what advocates can do to assist the victim during the criminal justice process. In addition, participants will gain insight into the dynamics of the offenders, including parental abusers.