Module 7
How Advocates Can Support Sexual Assault Victims During Every Stage of the Criminal Justice System Process

Learning Objectives 

This module will enable victim advocates to:

  1. Develop supportive advocacy tools for helping sexual assault victims navigate every stage of the criminal justice system;
  2. Identify effective techniques for communicating with criminal justice system professionals and for helping victims navigate the criminal justice system when criminal justice system professionals refuse to work with community-based advocates; and
  3. Determine the most effective way to intervene in the criminal justice system on behalf of sexual assault victims without interfering with the criminal justice process.