Every area of a victim and survivor’s life is affected traumatically. This is why we are committed to the entire process, from Rescue to Restoration, and on into Advocacy, walking alongside women to help them discover any and all resources available to them in this journey of recovery and ultimately, reintegration into society.
Advocacy Resource Center
Court Training and Advocacy Program for Victim/Defendants of Sexual Exploitation.
Court Appointed Adult Victim Advocate - CAAVA
The responsibility of an advocate is to work closely with victims/defendants in order to help them discover any and all resources available to them on their road to recovery and, ultimately, reintegration into society. A CAAVA's role is to provide support and encouragement, including:
We share common goals with the judicial system which aim to identify victims, promote interagency collaboration, and assist in educating on the dynamics of human trafficking and sexual trauma.
Courtroom training is provided for Law Enforcement, First Responders, Court Officials including Prosecutors, Judges, Jail Personnel, and Administrative Staff, and community stakeholders such as Lawyers, Probation Departments, and nonprofit or nongovernmental agencies working with victims/defendants. Training will be provided in Kerr, Bandera, Medina, Kendall, Gillespie, and Kimble counties as well as their respective municipalities.
Our objectives include:
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