Advocacy Training

Violent Crime Victim Services - Next Training Begins in the Fall of 2021

30 Hours: Basic Homicide Advocacy Training*


This training is for those assisting co-victims of traumatic stress. “Including victim advocates, law enforcement, mental health providers, clergy, chaplains, and those interested in the field of victim advocacy.”
 

Program Includes:

4 Days of Training
PowerPoint Presentation
Training Workbook
Certificate of Completion

Advocacy Training

Violent Crime Victim Services - Next Training Begins in the Fall of 2021

30 Hours: Basic Homicide Advocacy Training*


This training is for those assisting co-victims of traumatic stress. “Including victim advocates, law enforcement, mental health providers, clergy, chaplains, and those interested in the field of victim advocacy.”
 

Program Includes:

4 Days of Training    |    PowerPoint Presentation
Training Workbook    |    Certificate of Completion
Subjects Offered:
  • The Impact of Homicide on the Family
  • Victim Services
  • Traumatic Grief Process
  • Children and Grief
  • Aftermath of Mass Shootings Shootings
  • The Physiological Effects of Trauma and Violence
  • Homicide Investigations
  • Homicide Charging Levels
  • How to Help Grieving People
  • The Impact of Homicide on the Family
  • Victim Services
  • Traumatic Grief Process
  • Children and Grief
  • Aftermath of Mass Shootings Shootings

*Those interested in working as an advocate with co-victims must complete 30 Hours of basic advocacy training.


Lew Cox

Founder and Executive Director of VCVS, is available for lectures.

Please email Lew or call him at 253-383-5254 for more information on group presentations.

Mr. Cox's presentation experience includes:

  • The World Gathering on Grief 
  • Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Annual Convention 
  • Compassionate Friends National Convention 
  • Oregon State Defense Attorney Association Annual Convention
  • University of Washington Tacoma
  • Highline College Des Moines Washington

Victim Services Training Presentations:

  • Police Investigations
  • Grief & Trauma
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Caregivers & Traumatic Grief
  • Role of the Prosecutor
  • Support Groups
  • Role of the Defense Attorney
  • Role of the Victim Advocate
  • The Lasting Effects of Homicide
  • The Impact  of Homicide on the Family

  • Police Investigations
  • Grief & Trauma
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Caregivers & Traumatic Grief
  • Role of the Prosecutor