Directions: Research the position of victim advocate and answer the following questions.
What responsibilities does a victim advocate have in a case?
When does a victim advocate become involved in a criminal case? When does the involvement end?
What skills would be important for a victim advocate to possess? Why?
Based on what you have learned about this position, would you be interested in becoming a victim advocate? Why or why not?
Then, in approximately 500 words, describe types of services and supports that are available to victim witnesses.