Texas Victim Services Association   A professional organization for Victim Service Providers

TVSA 2020 Advanced Academy for Victim Assistance Application

  • 14 Oct 2019
  • 12:00 AM
  • 18 Nov 2019
  • 11:59 PM
  • Center for Child Protection Conference Center, 8509 FM 969 Bldg. 2, Austin, TX 78724




Texas Victim Services Association

2020 Advanced Academy for Victim Assistance

Management and Leadership in Victim Services

January 29 - 31, 2020

Academy Location

Center for Child Protection

Conference Center Bldg. 2

8509 FM 969

Austin TX


What is Advanced Academy for Victim Assistance?

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 systems-based and community-based programs. Participants should have at least three years of experience as a victim service provider. 

Topics of this real world, best practices academy include:

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

Application Process

The Academy will be limited to 60 participants. Application deadline is November 18, 2019. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance on or before November 26, 2019

Registration Fee

 $250 for TVSA members and $275 for non-members includes 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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