This March, The National Center for Victims of Crime, is offering free training seminars for victim advocates and service providers, criminal justice practitioners, law enforcement officers, SANE nurses, counselors, lawyers, and victims of crime.|
Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Florida will be offered in Tampa, Florida on March 3rd and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on March 6th. This training will also be offered in Orlando, Florida later this spring.
Taking Action: Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud, will be presented by FINRA Investor Education Foundation, in collaboration with The National Center for Victims of Crime, on March 7th in Ft. Lauderdale.
Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Florida, in conjunction with Florida Council against Sexual Violence, Florida Sheriff`s Association, Florida Coalition against Human Trafficking, Victim Service Center of Central Florida, Florida Police Chiefs Association, St. Thomas School of Law, and Safe Children Coalition, will explore how victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, child sex abuse, drunk driving, homicide, workplace violence, terrorism, elder abuse, identity theft and financial and property crimes can use civil lawsuits to obtain justice, hold responsible parties accountable, prevent future crimes, and obtain the financial resources victims need to rebuild their lives. The programs will cover resources and strategies for victims considering civil lawsuits, and will include a panel of attorneys to answer specific questions of Florida law.
The seminars run from 9:00 am to 4:30 p.m. Continental breakfast and a complimentary lunch will be provided. There is no cost to attend, but space is limited, so please reserve your space today.
In Tampa, the seminar will be held on March 3rd at Hillsborough County Bar Association, 1610 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33314. In Ft. Lauderdale, the seminar will be held on March 6th at Broward College, Institute of Public Safety, Building #22, Room 136, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, FL 33602.
To register on-line, use the following links:
Taking Action: Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud will explore accessible, vital step-by-step strategies for addressing the major types of financial crime, including identity theft, investment fraud, mortgage and lending fraud, and mass marketing scams. Recently, The National Center for Victims of Crime and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation released Taking Action: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud to provide those who serve the more than 30 million Americans who are victims of financial fraud every year with an important new tool to aid their clients. The training seminar offers a more comprehensive program of tools and resources for advocates to assist victims in regaining their financial footing and address the emotional trauma experienced by victims of financial fraud.
The seminar runs from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Complimentary breakfast will be provided.
It will be held on March 7th at Broward College, Institute of Public Safety, Building #22, Room 136, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, FL 33314.
To register on-line, use the following link: