RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Victim Assistance Network’s (NCVAN) Victim Service Practitioner Certification Academy will be held at Campbell Law School next week, March 4-8. More than 35 participants from across the state will take part in the program, and Campbell Law students are allowed to attend at no charge.
The program is designed to certify those who provide services to victims of crime, while providing a platform to unite all persons in the state who currently have experience in serving crime victims. Though many are seasoned in providing services to victims, the certification program aims to set a uniform standard for training professionals.
The program curriculum includes the following:
* Advocacy & Utilizing Community Resources
* Child Victims
* Crime Victim Compensation
* Criminal Justice System
* Cultural Competency
* Domestic Violence
* Federal Victims' Rights
* History of Victim Movement
* Impaired Driving
* Sexual Assault
* Stress Management
* Theory of Crisis Intervention
* Under-served Populations
* Values Clarification & Ethics
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Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,400 alumni, including more than 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 26 years, Campbell Law’s overall record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.
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