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The 2022 Vermont Victim Assistance Academy is in Session! 

Vermont Vcitm Assistance Academy The Vermont Virtual Victim Assistance Academy (formerly known as the Vermont Victim Assistance Academy (VVAA) is back! We've been diligently transitioning our in-person training to one that will retain the experience and value online. At this time, for the safety of the participants as well as the Subject Matter Experts, Session I will be held virtually. 

About the Academy:

The VVVAA is a foundation level course on victims' rights, services, experiences of crime and details of its aftermath. The Academy is a practical, interactive training presented by knowledgeable and passionate professionals from a variety of fields. This course in appropriate for all providers who work intersects victim services and crime. Previous Academy attendees are welcome to apply as there have been many changes in the field of Victim Services. The updated curriculum combines real-world cases and examples and uses a number of different resources to promote engagement and retention. Apply now!

Session I

Monday, May 23rd, 2022 & Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 
Each day will run from 9am - 3:30pm

Tuesday, May 31st & Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
Day one will run from 9am - 3:30pm

For complete details about the 2022-2023 Academy, click here


Voice & Choice Training

Stay tuned for details. 

Advanced Training

In addition to the basic overview trainings offered through the VVAA, we also offer more in-depth trainings on specific topics. These topics can include contemporary issues, relevant laws, protocols, and procedures.

The Center for Crime Victim Services organizes, hosts, and participates in conferences throughout Vermont and the Northeast.

Technical Assistance and Training Design Consultation

The Training Department staff work with agency partners to offer in-depth training to advocates and victim service professionals. We are available to present mini trainings and workshops on victim issues at agency and organizational staff meetings or retreats. We offer technical assistance for planning forums, trainings, conferences and other learning events to programs that receive funding through or who partner with CCVS.

Contact the Training Department at for details about the trainings we can offer and customize for your organization.