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Training Opportunities

Vermont Victim Assistance Academy -
Stay tuned for details regarding the 2022-2023 VVAA Sessions!

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Vermont Vcitm Assistance Academy The Vermont Victim Assistance Academy (VVAA) is a foundation level course on victims' rights, services, and their experience of crime and its aftermath. The VVAA is a practical, interactive training presented by seasoned professionals from a variety of fields. It is open to all professionals whose lives and work intersect with victims and survivors of crime. There is an application process and a registration fee.

The Victim Assistance Academy will transition to the Vermont VIRTUAL Victim Assistance Academy. CCVS is respectful of the current health risks and we have made the decision to transition to an online format for our academy. By adhering to the top models for award-winning trainings online, we are working hard to bring you the very best, engaging and informative training available!   

Voice & Choice Training

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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.