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
  • 04 Dec 2019
  • 11:59 PM
  • Center for Child Protection Conference Center, 8509 FM 969 Bldg. 2, Austin, TX 78724


Registration is closed


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
Application deadline has been extended!
The Academy will be limited to 60 participants. Application deadline is November 18, 2019 November 25, 2019. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance on or before November 26, 2019 December 3, 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). 

Hotel Costs

All applicants selected for the academy will receive three nights' lodging in a TVSA designated hotel, if overnight stays are needed to attend the academy. Lodging will be paid by TVSA with grant funds. No separate scholarship application is needed to receive the three nights of lodging.

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