June 12, 2024 9am - 12pm CT
Designed for advocates who have already completed a full 24-hour Advocacy Training, Mind the Gap adds to the fundamentals of victim advocacy as laid out in the 2023 Victim Advocacy Standard for Accreditation training standard set forth by the National Children’s Alliance (NCA). This training has been approved by the NCA.
During the 3-hour training, advocates will learn about Victim Rights and Compensation, Cultural Responsiveness and Addressing Explicit Bias, Caregiver Resilience, Domestic Violence and Polyvictimization, and Referral methods. Trainers will teach participants how to put these principles into practice action through hands-on activities, real-life examples, and discussion.
First Witness’ 24-hour Training for Advocates Working with a CAC is available for advocates who have not yet received the fundamental advocacy training as laid out by the NCA.