The Center for Legal Studies and Texas A&M University-Texarkana will offer a Victim Advocacy Certificate Course, starting January 9, 2017.

The Victim Advocacy Course will prepare students for careers in victim advocacy arenas. For example, domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, or crisis hotlines.

The course is offered online, on DVD or in a text-only format and will include topics such as legal process, legal terminology, legislation regarding victims’ rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects of victimization on the victim, victim advocate skills, guardianships and crisis intervention.

Graduates of the program will be eligible for the National Advocate Credentialing Program Provisional Credential and possibly for the Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Credential based upon their experience in the field.

For additional infomation about the Victim Advocacy Certificate Course at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, click here.