National Victim Assistance Academy
Who should attend? Victim service providers and allied professionals, including those who work in:
- Justice-based programs.
- Community/nonprofit organizations/faith-based programs.
- Law enforcement.
- Mental health programs.
- Elder abuse programs.
- Hospitals and medical organizations.
Who are the instructors? Trainings are delivered by teams of nationally recognized scholars, researchers, and practitioners with hands-on experience.
What trainings are being offered?
Track 1: Foundation-Level Training: For those with less than 3 years of experience, especially for those from states that do not yet have a State Victim Assistance Academy. 3.2 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements.
Track 2: Professional Skill-Building Institute: Timely topics that confront victim service providers on a daily basis. 3.4 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements.
Track 3: Leadership Institute : Leadership in victim services, staff development, and strategic planning. 3.3 CEUs will be awarded for full participation and completion of all NVAA requirements.
Detailed information on NVAA.
Fees. The Academy fee is $500, which includes classroom materials, all breakfasts and lunches, two dinners, plus daily snacks. A framed certificate of completion is presented to each graduate. See if you are eligible for a Professional Development Scholarship.
Application deadline is July 16, 2010.