Victim Advocacy Certificate-Online



This intensive online program is designed to train and qualify individuals to provide assistance to crime victims. The course will provide an overview of criminal procedure and discuss the devastating effects crime can have on its victims.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible at minimum for the NACP Provisional Credential, and possibly for the Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Credential based upon your experience in the field. Please refer to the NACP link for additional information: https://www.thenacp.org/pre-approved-trainings-by-location/

This is an accelerated course. You will be expected to spend an average of at least eight hours per week reading and completing writing assignments. Please note that extensions will not be granted. This course is the equivalent of at least 45 clock hours of study. 70% is the minimum passing score on all tests and assignments for this course.

There are no required textbooks for this course.

Highly Recommended Legal Resource

  • Oran’s Dictionary of the Law, 4th Edition, by Daniel Oran. Clifton Park: Delmar Cengage Learning


For more information, call The Center for Legal Studies at 800.522.7737 or visit their Online Store to order.

Name Session Dates Location Format Registration Dates
Victim Advocacy Certificate-Online10/18/21 - 12/03/21Online06/04/21 - 10/15/21  REGISTER NOW
Victim Advocacy Certificate-Online01/10/22 - 02/25/22Online08/06/21 - 01/07/22  REGISTER NOW
Victim Advocacy Certificate-Online08/23/21 - 10/08/21Online04/09/21 - 08/20/21  REGISTER NOW