Close Sign Up Share Print Take Poll Provide Feedback
Close

Translate

Sign Up

Share

Print

NVAA Menu

NVAA Schedule and Session Descriptions

NVAA Menu

Track 1: Foundation-Level Training

This is an intensive training designed to provide basic knowledge and skills for individuals with less than 3 years of experience in the field of victim services. Prior to attending this training, participants are expected to complete Pre-Academy readings and assignments (some of which will be available online). Estimated completion time is 5 hours. Upon completing Track 1, participants will have gained knowledge and skills to better serve victims and survivors of crime. Topics include:

  • History of the victim services field.
  • Basic victims’ rights and the justice system.
  • Impact of crime on victims.
  • Communicating with victims and survivors.
  • Providing direct services to victims and survivors.
  • Collaborating for victims’ rights and services.
  • Cultural and spiritual competence.
  • Ethics in victim services.
  • Developing resilience.