Benefits of Membership
Victim assistance professionals face difficult challenges every day.
Victim assistance professionals work hard to improve the lives of victims of crime and help them cope with the losses caused by victimization. Whether you are a community-based victim advocate, a prosecutor-based victim assistance coordinator, a criminal justice professional, a healthcare or mental health provider, an educator or a professional who serves victims through a governmental agency, you work helps people help themselves by providing useful information and a wide range or resources.
This requires access to current information, cutting-edge ideas for service provision, knowledge of law enforcement and judicial processes, collaborative relationships with providers from many disciplines and high-quality resources. Your membership In the Crime Victims Assistance Association of Arkansas entitles you to a variety of benefits that range from collegial relationships and dialogue with peers and community partners to publications, educational programs and training opportunities that can help increase your skill and advance your career.
Victims of crime have unique, informed perspective on victim assistance.
If you are, or have been, a victim of a crime, your perspective on the effects of victimization on individuals and families is the best resource to inform and teach others who work in the field of victim assistance. Your voice must be heard. Membership in the Crime Victims Assistance Association of Arkansas entitles you to a variety of benefits that range from collegial relationships and dialogue with victim assistance professionals in the community, access to publications, educational programs and training opportunities that help you help other victims.