Violence Against Women Advocate
Under general supervision, explains complexities of the criminal justice system and provides crisis intervention services and referrals for specialized counseling or social services to women who have been victims of crime. Provides information and direction in applying for services available, including benefits from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund. Employee must exercise considerable tact, courtesy and discretion in frequent contact with program clients, criminal justice agencies and the general public. Reports to Victim Witness Coordinator and the Commonwealth’s Attorney.