Victim Assistance Training Online (VAT Online) is a Web-based basic victim advocacy training program that offers victim service providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to better assist victims of crime.
     
Benefits of taking the training
   
No costs attached. VAT Online is free training you can take at your own pace.
   
Engaging interactions. We’ve developed engaging online interactions to help reinforce the content, including real-life scenarios, videos, and more.
   
Information you need to know. Modules with up-to-date information will help strengthen your knowledge and skills to assist victims of crime. Learn about the impact of different crimes on victims and how to help special populations. Sections include

Basics.
Core Competencies and Skills. 
Crimes.
Special Populations.
   
OVC's Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides training to support professional development, enhance services to the community, and expand outreach to underserved victims of crime.
   
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Here's how to get started
 
   
Visit the VAT Online page to learn more about the training.
   
Once registered, you can enroll in the training in less than 5 minutes.
   
Let your colleagues know that this free training is available to help those new to the field or as a refresher for experienced professionals.
   
   
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OVC shares your mission and has a wide range of resources to help you accomplish it. Visit the National Criminal Justice Reference Service online at www.ncjrs.gov to register for services or to find out more.