Advanced Institute on Victim Studies: Critical Analysis of Victim Assistance

Washburn University—Topeka, Kansas
California State University—Fresno, California

Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies

The Advanced Institute on Victim Studies is a multidisciplinary professional development program that facilitates critical reflection for a variety of practitioners who provide service to and/or advocate for victims of crime.

The program features an optional Professional Certificate in Victim Assistance: Advanced Level which is awarded upon successful completion of certificate requirements.

Although developed as a professional continuing education program, Washburn University and California State University, Fresno provide an option for undergraduate and graduate college credit at a reduced fee. Tuition is in addition to the program fee.

See the Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies website for more detailed information, program structure, participation guidelines, faculty, cost, location, lodging, and registration.