Vermont Investigators Get Sexual Assault Awareness Training

Vermont Investigators Get Sexual Assault Awareness Training

October 12, 2018 | NBC5 Police, lawyers and victims advocates got special training Friday on how to better investigate sexual assault cases. "We know how to investigate these cases," said Kim Lonsway, research director for End Violence Against Women. But the trouble with investigating sexual assault, according to Lonsway, is that victims may feel they won't be believed. Read More
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National Sexual Assault Expert To Train Vermont Law Enforcement

National Sexual Assault Expert To Train Vermont Law Enforcement

October 4, 2018 | VTDigger The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services (CCVS) is proud to welcome Dr. Kimberly Lonsway to Vermont on October 12, 2018 for a statewide training on best practices for working with sexual assault survivors. Over 75 Vermont law enforcement officers, prosecutors, victim advocates, and allied professionals are expected to attend the day-long training at The Ponds at Bolton Valley in Bolton, Vermont. Read More
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Vermont Crime Victims Invited to Speak Out

Vermont Crime Victims Invited to Speak Out

October 2, 2018 | Vermont Islander Vermont Crime Victims Invited to Speak Out The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services will hold forums around the state this fall to hear from Vermont crime victims about their experiences in the criminal justice system. Organizers say local stakeholders and service providers will… Read More
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Vermont Crime Victims Invited to Speak Out

Vermont Crime Victims Invited to Speak Out

September 29, 2018 | Valley News Vermont Crime Victims Invited to Speak Out Montpelier — The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services will hold forums around the state this fall to hear from Vermont crime victims about their experiences in the criminal justice system. Read More
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Vermont Crime Victims, Community Invited to Speak Out

Vermont Crime Victims, Community Invited to Speak Out

Sept 28, 2018 | NBC5 On the heels of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's hours long testimony on Capitol Hill, the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services is set to hold a series of events. The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services is holding 4 Victim Listening Forums this fall. Victims, supporters and public are encouraged to attend! Read More
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Vermont Victim Assistance Academy

Vermont Victim Assistance Academy

  VVAA Training Calendar 2018-2019 VVAA 18-19 Session One: Thursday and Friday, November 29 & 30, 2018   VVAA 18-19 Session Two: Thursday and Friday, January 17 & 18, 2019   VVAA 18-19 Session Three: Thursday and Friday, March 21 & 22, 2019   VVAA 18-19 Session Four: Monday… Read More
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Counseling for Teens

Counseling for Teens

    At the beginning of 2018 Vermont passed a new law enabling minors to seek mental health treatment without needing a parent’s consent. Consent by minors for mental health treatment A minor may give consent to receive any legally authorized outpatient treatment from a mental health professional, as defined… Read More
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