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Welcome Students!

SWO 384 / 584

Empowerment Practices with Victims & Survivors 2014

July 28 - August 1, 2014

USM Wishcamper Center Room 102

34 Bedford Street, Portland, 04104

Click HERE for SWO 384 / 584 Agenda and Materials

 

 

About the Maine / New Hampshire Victim Assistance Academy

Our Vision

To serve a greater number of victims in Maine and New Hampshire.

 

Our Mission

To develop and offer a comprehensive academically-based, foundational level training academy to build the capacity of victim assistance providers, victim advocates, criminal justice personnel and other Professionals who work with victims of crime.

 

Our Purpose

The goal of the Academy is to help Advocates become more skilled in their professions and to create a way for ongoing victim service professional development.  The Academy is a comprehensive academically based foundation level training to help build the capacity of victim assistance providers, victim advocates, criminal justice personnel and other professionals who work with victims.  While some participants have previous training in their area of specialization, the Academy provides an overview and in-depth understanding of the entire field of victimization, victim rights and victim assistance. 

 

Our Goals

  • To promote critical thinking and broaden perspectives on victimization and victim response systems.
  • To expand and enhance the level of professionalism within the victim service field.
  • To provide an opportunity to network with people from other victim services and allied professionals.
  • To increase participant knowledge of national, state and local resources.

 

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