Ethics in Victim Services

Ethics in Victim Services

Audience: Victim advocates, educators, attorneys, law enforcement, mental health workers, medical professionals and all allied professionals who assist crime victims 
Method: Online
Duration: 3 hours

This online training session takes a close look at common ethical conflicts you may encounter in victim services and how to apply ethical standards and decision-making to resolve them. During the three-hour session, participants will:

  • Increase self-awareness and understanding of how attitudes and beliefs influence responses to victims of crime
  • Become familiar with and apply the Standards for Victim Assistance Programs and Providers developed by the National Victim Assistance Standards Consortium
  • Learn to recognize when a person is acting in an ethically questionable way
  • Explore how to use a decision-making process when faced with an ethical dilemma