Advocating for Older Adults Who Have Experienced Trauma
29 Apr 2019
Trauma and aging affect the brain in particular ways, and advocates and attorneys may face unique challenges in assisting such clients. This training will provide an introduction the neurobiology of trauma, the aging brain, and issues that may affect older adults’ cognitive functioning (Alzheimer’s disease, dementia).
Laura Cook & Keeley Frank
Understanding Victim Advocates: How Advocacy Can Support the Work of Legal Professionals
26 Feb 2019
Victim advocates can be a vital part of a victim/survivor’s experience. Understanding advocacy and the role of victim advocates can help attorneys better leverage these services to benefit the victims in their cases.
Katrina Rodriguez and Cecilia Wolfe
Protecting Victims' Rights of Privilege and Confidentiality and Fighting Subpoenas
24 Jan 2019
The rights of crime victims include the right to privacy. When victims' records are subpoenaed, a victim’s right of privacy may be violated without the victim even knowing that an invasion of privacy has occurred. Learn some practical pointers on how to assist victims in protecting their privacy.
Russell P. Butler, Esq.
Intersections of Victims’ Rights Enforcement & Immigration Law
19 Dec 2018
Interested in immigration law? Interested in victims’ rights? Join NCVLI and presenter Joshua Medina for a discussion outlining opportunities to assert victims’ rights when they intersect with immigration law and highlighting mechanisms helpful to crime victims interacting with the immigration process.
Joshua Medina, J.D.
Recent Victim Law Cases
13 Nov 2018
Get up-to-date on victims’ rights! Over the past year courts across the nation have issued decisions that significantly impact representation of crime victims. Join NCVLI and trainers Amy Liu and Desiree Staeffler for an online training as they discuss select 2017 and 2018 cases of interest to victims’ rights practitioners.
Amy C. Liu, J.D., & Desiree Staeffler, J.D.