Texas Victim Services Association   A professional organization for Victim Service Providers

2021 Texas Advanced Academy for Victim Assistance - Applications Now Open

  • 23 Mar 2021
  • 9:00 AM
  • 05 May 2021
  • Virtual, Zoom




Texas Victim Services Association

2021 Texas Advanced Academy for Victim Assistance

Management and Leadership in Victim Services

Mandatory Orientation: March 23, 2021, 9 - 10 AM

Wednesdays, March 24-May 5, 2021

All sessions will begin at 9 AM

Academy Location

Virtual, Zoom


What is Texas 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
  • Program Development and Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Trauma-Informed Supervision
  • Strategic Funding
  • Volunteer Management 

Application Process

The Academy will be limited to 60 participants. Applications will open January 4, 2021 at www.txvsa.org. Applications close on January 25, 2021. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance on or before February 8, 2021.

Registration Fee

 $250 for TVSA members and $275 for non-members includes up to 17 hrs of Social Work, LPC, or LMFT CEUs (3 Ethics). 

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

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