Training Registration

 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

Training Registration

 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

UPCOMING DATES FOR 2021

The four days of training are spread over 2 weeks' time.


Thursday, October 7, 2021

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TOPICS COVERED
Victim Services
Police  Investigation
Role of the Prosecutor, Victim Advocacy,  Judge & Defense Attorney
Sentencing
Impact of Homicide on the Family 
The Physiological Effects of Trauma & Violence

Friday, October 8, 2021

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TOPICS COVERED
Aftermath of Mass Shootings
How to Help Grieving People
Traumatic Grief and Children
PTSD

Thursday, October 14, 2021

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TOPICS COVERED
Traumatic Grief Process
Homicide Charging Levels
The Post Trauma Cycle
Inside the Mind of the Green River Serial Killer (Gary Ridgway)
Traumatic Grief and Anger

Friday, October 15, 2021

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TOPICS COVERED
Homicide Investigations
Modern DNA
Judgement Day: Homicide Sentencing 
World Trade Center Disaster Site (Ground Zero)

PRICE:

$150 Per Person

Please make check payable to:

VCVS
1501 Pacific Ave., Suite 301
Tacoma, WA 98402

TRAINING LOCATION:

Tacoma United Way Building

1501 Pacific Ave. Tacoma, WA 98402
VCVS Conference Room

PARKING:

Parking is $15 a day, and the lot is one block north of Violent Crime Victim Services office building 14th Pacific Ave. If coming from out of town, call the office for a list of the vicinity of hotels.

PROGRAM CONTACTS:

Lew Cox or
Juli Garcia

Call, Fax, or Email your Reservation:
  • Phone: (253) 383-5254
  • Fax (253) 383-5335
  • E-Mail: Juli@vcvs.org

7
OCT
2021
Day 1: Victim Advocacy Training
date_range Thursday October 7th, 2021
access_time 8:00 am

Day one of our course covers the advocates' roles in the criminal justice system, the impact of homicide on the family, and the physiological effects of trauma and violence. ...
8
OCT
2021
Day 2: Victim Advocacy Training
date_range Friday October 8th, 2021
access_time 8:00 am

The second day covers the aftermath of mass shootings, grief, trauma and PTSD. Agenda: Aftermath of Mass Shootings: Lew Cox... 8:00&nb...
14
OCT
2021
Day 3: Victim Advocacy Training
date_range Thursday October 14th, 2021
access_time 8:00 am

The third day in the series covers topics on the traumatic grief process and anger, homicide charging levels and the post-trauma cycle. Agenda: Traumatic Grief...
15
OCT
2021
Day 4: Victim Advocacy Training
date_range Friday October 15th, 2021
access_time 8:00 am

Day 4 covers topics on homicide investigations, DNA, and homicide sentencing. We will conclude our training with the presentation of certificates. Agenda: ...