Crime Victim Advocate

Take advantage of this opportunity to receive up to 36 hours of continuing education credit

Learn to better serve survivors and victims of crime with our series of workshops.


Receive your certificate when you complete all three workshops. Workshops may be taken in any order. Earn CEUs as you complete individual workshops. Each workshop is $195 and you are encouraged to register a week before the start of each one.

The workshops will be held on the Missouri State University campus in Springfield, MO. You will be given an exact location before the start date. If you are traveling from out-of-town, we may be able to suggest lodging at nearby hotels at a discounted rate.


Contact Cody Brewington at 417-836-8974 or email at


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Gain an overview of the historical treatment of crime victims and crime victims’ laws. Navigate the criminal justice system and explore the criminal justice process.


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Fee: $195
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Learn to communicate with victims and survivors of crime. Discuss key communication skills and spiritual & cultural competency. Identify immediate short-term and long-term effects impacting victims.


Dates: TBA
Fee: $195
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Location: TBA

Review crisis intervention, advocacy, and how to identify client needs. Ethical decision-making, federal victim-related resources, and developing resilience will also be discussed.

This workshop is for:

  • Social Service Providers
  • Corrections Personnel
  • Juvenile Officers
  • Victim Service Providers
  • Mental Health Providers
  • Child Development Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Paralegals
  • Law Enforcement


Register Now!


Download and mail 
Noncredit Registration Form to: 
Missouri State University
Outreach Noncredit Programs
901 S. National
Springfield MO 65897

Faculty and Staff Registration

Faculty and Staff Noncredit Fee Waiver Approved!

MSU employees need to register and pay for these classes through My Learning Connection. Search under category: "Professional Development-Continuing & Distance Education." You can make payment using your MyBenefit account, or pay by credit card or electronic check. Please direct questions about your MyBenefit account to HR Organizational and Talent Development at 417-836-5779. Other course questions please call Cody Brewington at 417-836-8974.