Victim advocate

Imagine you are training new case managers on the role of victim advocate and you need to include a section in your training guide.

Write a 350- to 700-word section for the training guide on the role of the victim advocate in which you:

  • Identify the certification process to become a victim advocate in the state in which you live or in a state with which you are familiar.
  • Describe the function of a victim advocate in a criminal matter involving an adult victim.
  • Contrast the function of a victim advocate in a criminal matter involving an adult victim versus a criminal matter involving a minor victim.
  • Explain how the role of a victim advocate differs from the role of a member of the victim services agency associated with the prosecutor’s office (federal U.S. attorney, state attorneys general offices, or local offices for district attorneys).
  • Explain the role of the victim advocate in restorative justice.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment.