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Developing Resilience in Victim Services

Author: National Victim Assistance Academy

Course Created: 2004

Practice Level: Beginner

No book to buy Duration: 4 hours
3.5 out of 4.0, Based on: 23 reviews

Course Summary

Victim service providers come in contact with graphic descriptions of violence, victimization, and detailed reenactments of traumatic events. They can become vulnerable to personal negative consequences, but they also can experience many positive rewards as they become more resilient. This domestic violence ceu course describes the traits of resilience and uses research to suggest strength-based proactive strategies to develop or strengthen these traits in individual victim service providers.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Overview of Self-Care
  • Defining Resilience
  • Resilience Theory and Research
  • Core Elements and Strategies for Victim Service Providers to Develop Resilience

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the various traits of resilience.
  • Describe suggestions for creating a resilient working environment.
  • Explain strategies to develop a sense of hope.
  • Describe ways to create a sense of balance in work.


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