Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume Samples

A Domestic Violence Victim Advocate provides advocacy services and support to the supervisors of relationship violence, sexual assault, or abuse, stalking, and similar such cases. A well-drafted Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume indicates the following duties – providing assistance to victims in obtaining restraining orders, providing necessary services to assure immediate safety and long-term needs of the client and their dependents, working in collaboration with the law enforcement team and their officers, and educating clients about dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault and options/resources.

Some of the job skills needed to ensure success in this field include the following – basic knowledge of the criminal justice systems, family dynamics, sociological aspects of family violence and victimology; excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural/ethnic diversity of the service population, and legal knowledge. A bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field is needed.

 

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume example

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

Objective : Experience with Community awareness and strong leadership and relationship building skills Understand diverse community Familiarity with criminal justice system Group facilitation, presentation, and organization skills.

Skills : Inventory Management, Resource Management, Administration, Store Operations, And Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Provided crisis intervention and comprehensive services to include emotional support, the arrangement of transportation; accompany victims to medical, legal, and/or law enforcement appointments, assist in securing protective orders, emergency food and/or shelter, and information benefits.
    2. Worked directly with victims to ensure that expressed needs are advocated and presented to personnel at intervening agencies.
    3. Assessed imminent risks for the health and/ or safety of the victim and make referrals as appropriate.
    4. Assisted victims with navigating the system to obtain the services desired and refer victims to the appropriate services for care.
    5. Ensured victims of domestic abuse receive sensitive, confidential, and immediate comprehensive care and treatment needed to restore health and well-being.
    6. Performed initial screening, risk, and safety assessment, and safety planning with victims of domestic abuse.
    7. Assisted victims in developing safety plans, conduct a risk assessment, and provide emotional support, crisis intervention, prevention awareness, and education to victims.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Social Science


Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

Summary : Impeccable standards of protocol A results driven professional 25 years of solid leadership experience Excellent multi-tasker Seeking: A challenging position on a professional team An opportunity to contribute my strengths in critical thinking; apply my knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence and human trafficking, the symptoms of post-traumatic stress as they relate to domestic violence, critical incident debriefing, and applying the principles of empowerment.

Skills : Westlaw, LexisNexis, Trial Advocacy, Relativity, Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy, Legal Research, Legal Writing.

Description :

    1. Provided crisis intervention advocacy services and court accompaniment for criminal, civil, and protective order cases for domestic violence victims, including safety planning for each client, also facilitating DV support groups.
    2. Worked with families of domestic violence which involved conducting needs assessments, lethality assessments, and obtaining personal information in order to assess resources that could be of assistance to victims.
    3. Coordinated and represented agency through public speaking assignments for family violence awareness.
    4. Spoke engagements include City of El Mirage Senior Center, Clinica Adelante, and John F.
    5. Assisted in coordination and development of domestic violence vigil with Catholic Charities Community Programs Supervisor as well as assisting in developing the 24-hour domestic violence hotline.
    6. Provided services as a community liaison/Advocate for the El Mirage Municipal Court, services including attending all criminal, civil, and protective order cases for DV victims.
    7. Collaborated with El Mirage PD in providing crisis intervention advocacy services to domestic violence victims at the scene of the incident.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Pschology


Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

Objective : Having recently relocated to Milwaukee, and passed the Wisconsin Bar Examination , seeking employment as a practicing attorney in Milwaukee.

Skills : Public speaking, Training, Database management, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Facilitated weekly Phoenix Group for DV victims.
    2. Created a self-esteem group for DV victims.
    3. Co-Created and co-facilitated a Domestic Violence Awareness group for Monroe High School teens.
    4. Served as an advocate for DV victims in obtaining restraining orders.
    5. Assisted DV victims in obtaining temporary shelter.
    6. Assisted DV victims in obtaining necessary services from the County.
    7. On-call back-up support for DV hotline volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In Anthropology

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

Objective :  Domestic Violence Victim Advocateprofessional with seven years of domestic violence victim advocacy experience Special experience in the arts Trained and experienced as healing arts group leader Experience in training and group facilitation of various populations Excellent oral and written communication skills Event planning and budget experience Demonstrated care for the community.

Skills : Microsoft office, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed initial screening, risk, and safety assessment and safety planning with victims of sexual assault and domestic abuse.
    2. Constructed statistical and narrative reports.
    3. Provided training to local shelters, healthcare providers, and military commanders.
    4. Assessed safety concerns and provided information on victim services and resources available on and off the installation.
    5. Maintained records in accordance with Army regulations and DOD directives.
    6. Accompanied victims to medical, legal, and law enforcement appointments.
    7. Assisted victims in securing Protective Orders, emergencies, food, and shelter.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Sociology

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

Headline : Experienced and knowledgeable Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Enjoys challenges and change, confident, patient, empathetic, open-minded. Proven abilities to help clients and families progress and move on in their lives, with an emphasis on relationships and families. Strong team player yet comfortable working independently.

Skills : Aggression Reduction Training Completed, Handle With Care Trainer.

Description :

    1. Assisted victims of violent crimes, including domestic violence and sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, and secondary violence of homicide.
    2. Explained victim rights, provide safety planning, legality assessments, and explain the investigation and criminal justice procedures.
    3. Gave assessments, and crisis management of the crime victim's case, and the coordination of referrals to various agencies.
    4. Maintained logs, monthly expenses for the shelter, as well as monthly reports, client goal planning, and monitoring, facilitate groups and meetings with the Life Skills/ Job Skills curriculum.
    5. Adhered to a strict confidentiality policy, also working closely with Ft.
    6. Provided counseling, resources, and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence.
    7. Helped survivors find employment, housing, education, and child care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Psychology

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

Objective : Completed Master's Degree in English and Post-Bachelor's Certification in Literary Studies. Bachelor's Degree in English, with a minor in Psychology. Interested in customer and community service operations position, with a possible focus on social services. Maintaining consistent leadership and organizational skills to act in a supervisory role.

Skills : Strong communication and organization, Fundraising, Research, Computer Skills, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Answered Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline and evaluated immediacy of crisis; advised, educated, and arranged for placement in our, and other local, shelter for women and children in danger.
    2. Interviewed victims on intake and recorded confidential case information.
    3. Led and modeled a stable home environment for victims and children following house rules, and educated and promoted independent, sustainable life skills upon leaving the shelter.
    4. Listened to clients' concerns and advised or directed to community programs to resolve.
    5. Provided a comforting, compassionate relationship to help victims and children in need.
    6. Accepted routine self-referrals directly from domestic abuse and sexual assault victims.
    7. Followed up on referrals made by the Family Advocacy Program Manager (FAPM), the social worker at the medical treatment facility, Social Work Services (SWS).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In English

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

Headline : Entertainment Management, Hospitality, Banquet, Catering, Sports Management, and Special Events Planning and Fund Raising experience including Sales, Marketing, Promotions, Media, Advertising, Retail, and Customer Service. Management in Food and Beverage Service in Gourmet fine dining, Flambe Table-side service.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Developed safety plans, needs assessment, provided emotional support, crisis intervention, and emergency services as needed.
    2. Provided crisis hotline support.
    3. Assisted many DV victims in removing themselves from violent situations.
    4. Provided tools to increase self-esteem, understanding, and strength to make different choices.
    5. Liaisoned with the installation Program Manager to ensure that comprehensive victim services and training are provided through a coordinated community response to domestic abuse or sexual abuse victims, family members, civilians, and soldiers.
    6. Provided crisis intervention and a warm hand-off to community resources for victims who are not eligible for services through Military Health care Services.
    7. Knowledged of the principles and practices of rehabilitative and crisis counseling.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              5-7 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Executive
                              Education
                              Education
                              Bachelor's In Psychology

                              Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

                              Objective : Highly qualified Domestic Violence Victim Advocate with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                              Skills : Spanish, Communication Skills.

                              Description :

                                1. Performed crisis intervention by counseling victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse and assist them in taking the appropriate corrective actions.
                                2. Remained calm and make sound decisions during a state of crisis.
                                3. Developed program plans and goals based on the client's needs.
                                4. Knowledged of the laws and procedures of criminal justice agencies as they affect the responsibilities and rights of victims.
                                5. Worked with the public encompassing all types of behaviors.
                                6. Interviewed clients and obtain pertinent information.
                                7. Knowledged of the family dynamics and issues of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  Master Of Arts In Mental Health Counseling

                                  Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

                                  Summary : Providing crisis intervention assistance to victims of domestic violence and other related crimes. Assuring appropriate prosecution of offenders; performing tasks related to the prosecution of persons charged with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking crimes; work is performed in an office and courtroom environment.

                                  Skills : Spanish, Violence.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Knowledged of social service resources and agencies in the community.
                                    2. Knowledged of effective communication and motivation practices.
                                    3. Prepared and maintained accurate and complete case notes and client records.
                                    4. Planned, organized, and prioritized work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines.
                                    5. Built and maintained effective and professional working relationships.
                                    6. Met attendance requirements.
                                    7. Read, wrote, and communicated the English language.
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            7-10 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Management
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            BA

                                            Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Resume

                                            Objective : Domestic Violence Victim Advocate with 5 years of experience in working directly with victims to ensure that expressed needs are advocated and presented to personnel at intervening agencies, and also Assessing imminent risks for health and/or safety of the victim and make referrals as appropriate.

                                            Skills : Planning Skills, Violence.

                                            Description :

                                              1. Communicated clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
                                              2. Effectively and efficiently worked on multiple cases at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized.
                                              3. Drove a vehicle in order to serve as an advocate for victims at the hospital or police department and to transport victims to court-related appointments.
                                              4. Worked is performed in a social services environment where exposure to communicable and infectious diseases is possible.
                                              5. Worked requires travel throughout six counties at times in order to serve as an advocate for victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse.
                                              6. Worked requires the ability to be on-call to respond to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as scheduled, and to work some Holidays to ensure proper coverage of emergency shelter (will receive an alternate Holiday in lieu of official Holiday).
                                              7. Provided crisis intervention, short-term counseling, referrals, and accompaniment services.
                                                    Years of Experience
                                                    Experience
                                                    2-5 Years
                                                    Experience Level
                                                    Level
                                                    Executive
                                                    Education
                                                    Education
                                                    Masters In Social Work