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Mind the Gap: 2023 NCA Advocacy Standards Training

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 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.

Mind the Gap was developed by Family Advocates and Trainers at First Witness Child Advocacy Center in Duluth, MN. 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.

Course Details

Format: Virtual, Live

Cost: $100

Length: 3 hours

2024 Training Dates

March 25, 2024 – 1-4pm CT

June 12, 2024 – 9am – 12pm CT

August 26, 2024 – 1-4pm CT

December 11, 2024 – 9am-12pm CT