Can my Psychology degree lead to becoming a Victim Advocate?
A Psychology degree can be used to become a Victim Advocate, individuals trained to assist and support crime victims. Victim Advocates provide victims of crime with useful information about the legal process, help fill out paperwork, run support groups, find resources (e.g., mental health providers), and offer emotional support. Sometimes, advocates go to court with victims. Click here for a great resources for better understanding what is a Victim Advocate.
simplyhired.com lists the average yearly income for a Victim Advocate at $30,000.
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