Oregon State Victim Assistance Academy
Each year, the Advanced Academy offers training on a different topic or topics focusing on specific crimes or specific victim populations, advanced skills, or topics relating to sustainability sustainable advocacy, or capacity building for programs and advocates. Topics are selected based on feedback from advocates statewide.
We are excited to announce that registration is open for the September Advanced Victim Assistance Academy: Where Privacy, Safety and Technology Intersect: What You Need to Know to Serve Victims. The Academy will be offered September 19, 2019, 9am-4:30pm at the Portland Legal Building in Portland, Oregon.
Advanced Academy Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oregon-advanced-state-victim-assistance-academy-september-2019-tickets-68372801891
Past Advanced Academy topics have included: Privacy Summit (2018), Restitution Summit (2017), Mass Casualty Incidents and the Role of the Advocate (2015), Serving Survivors of Homicide (2013), and Advanced Communications: Confidentiality and Crisis Response (2012).
SVAA is supported by Award No. 2018-V3-GX-0030 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice or the Crime Victim and Survivor Services Division, Oregon Department of Justice.