This Paper to Practice video shares a brief history on research related to vicarious trauma in victim advocacy and how to support advocates experiencing vicarious truamatization.
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MiVAN’s “Advocacy Tools for Healing Trauma” workshops are back! Learn more and register for an upcoming date.
This updated course will help advocates learn how to handle survivor/client information. It covers topics such as: personal and identifying information, releases of information, mandated disclosures, and specific details covering the scope of the regulations.
These resources include trainings, infosheets, and handouts to share with clients on trauma-informed tools that can promote recovery and healing in both the community and in advocates themselves.
Like many of you, we love a good TV drama and take notice when crime victims are portrayed in the media. We’d like to take a moment to think about ways crime victim portrayals on TV can be connected to MiVAN resources that you can use in your advocacy practice!
Learn more about common misconceptions about trauma-informed care and check out MiVAN’s latest trauma-informed care resource video.
Thanks to nearly 500 advocates statewide who completed the 2020 Biennial Michigan Advocate Survey, we have an inside look at the experiences and needs of advocates!