Victim Advocacy

Role of the Victim Advocate

This training video, created by NRCAC and WRCAC, highlights the importance of victim advocates, what victim advocates do for children and families, and the role of the victim advocate on the MDT.

Victim Advocate Case Flow Chart

This infographic, created by NRCAC, is designed as a reference for CACs collaborating with three advocates throughout the life of a case and can be modified to make it consistent with your services.

Field Guide to Victim Advocacy

Developed by the West Virginia and Mississippi State CAC Chapters with input from the field, and SRCAC, this guide was initially designed for newly hired family advocates to help orient them to their new roles within CACs, but this an invaluable guide for all members of an MDT.

Supervisor Manual for the Field Guide to Victim Advocacy

This manual is a companion guide to the Field Guide to Family Advocacy and is geared toward professionals who supervise family advocates; it covers the basics of supervision, offers supplementary information to the Field Guide, provides additional resources that will help you onboard your CAC?s family advocates.

Victim Advocacy Linkage Agreement

This sample linkage agreement created by the Regional CACs is meant to serve as a resource for CACs when providing victim advocacy services. Please note this is intended as a SAMPLE and should be carefully reviewed by the CAC Board of Directors or other governing entity so that it accurately reflects YOUR partnership with community agencies.

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