Texas Advanced Academy for Victim Assistance – Texas Victim Services Association

  • 27 Jun 2018
  • 29 Jun 2018
  • Center for Child Protection Conference Center Bldg. 2 8509 FM 969 Austin, TX


The academy will offer advanced training to professionals in criminal justice and non-profit settings who are leading the provision of victim services in a managerial or administrative capacity. This academy provides an opportunity to study and interact with other victim service providers to develop and enhance leadership and management skills, in order to strengthen the provision of consistent, high-quality, professional services to crime victims, their families, and local communities.

Who should attend? The academy content is designed for current and aspiring program managers/supervisors and is recommended for victim service providers from both system- based and community-based programs. Participants should have at least three years of experience as a victim service provider.victim service providers to develop and enhance leadership and management skills, in order to strengthen the provision of consistent, high-quality, professional services to crime victims, their families, and local communities.

Topics of this real world, best practices academy will include:

  • Leadership
  • OVC Program Standards
  • Nuts and Bolts of Program Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Trauma-Informed Supervision
  • Strategic Funding
  • Volunteer Management

Application Process:

Applications will be available March 1, 2018 at www.txvsa.org . The Academy will be limited to 60 participants. Application deadline is April 15, 2018. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance on or before May 1, 2018.

Registration fees of $250 for TVSA members and $275 for non-members include lunch for 2 days and up to 18 hrs of Social Work, LPC, or LMFT CEUs (3 Ethics).

For additional information or questions please email director@txvsa.org

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