Texas Victim Services Association   A professional organization for Victim Service Providers
 
 
 
 
 

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Upcoming events

    • 02 Jul 2018
    • 26 Oct 2018
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center, 1001 E McCarty Ln, San Marcos, TX 78666
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    Research Symposium

    Victimization, Justice and Healing: from Theory to Practice

    October 25 & 26, 2018

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    Theme of the Symposium

    The symposium provides a forum to share current research that informs practice and identifies emerging responses across different settings and disciplines.

    National, state, and regional presenters will be covering topics such as non-fatal strangulation, batterer intervention programs, homicide co-victims, prevention, policy and community engagements related to alcohol-induced harms and victimization, and more.


      Who Should Attend?

      The symposium is for professionals assisting victims of crime in the fields of:

      • Victim Advocacy
      • Law Enforcement
      • Prosecution
      • Social Work
      • Therapy
      • Probation/Parole
      • Research
      • Academia 
      • Public Police
      • Victim Legal Services 


      Continuing Education Credits

      Social Work, LMFT, and LPC professionals may earn up to 8 contact hours of CEU!


      Registration Fee

      EARLY REGISTRATION before August 31:

      $225 non-members 

      $199 members

      LATE REGISTRATION after September 1:

      $275 members and non-members

      *To become a member click here.


      Hotel Accommodations

      As a courtesy TVSA has secured a block of rooms at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center at the government rate of $144 plus tax.  

      The special room rate will be available until September 28th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

      For reservations please call hotel at 512-392-6450 and provide code: TVS or online click here!   

      Participants are responsible for securing and providing their own travel arrangements and lodging.   

      Conference Dress

      Conference attire is business casual.  We recommend dressing in layers as meeting room temperatures vary.


       Cancellation/Refund Policy

      A refund of 50% of the fees paid will be authorized when a written request is submitted by August 31, 2018Texas Victim Services Association reserves the right to retain or collect fees in full for those who fail to cancel prior to the conference or for those who fail to attend. NO EXCEPTIONS!

      For additional information or questions please email us at director@txvsa.org. 



      • 15 Oct 2018
      • 8:00 AM
      • 19 Nov 2018
      • 5:00 PM
      • Center for Child Protection Conference Center, 8509 FM 969 Bldg. 2, Austin, TX 78724
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      Texas Victim Services Association

      2019 Advanced Academy for Victim Assistance

      Management and Leadership in Victim Services

      January 30 - February 1, 2019

      Academy Location

      Center for Child Protection

      Conference Center Bldg. 2

      8509 FM 969

      Austin TX

       

      What is 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
      • Nuts and Bolts of Program Management
      • Communication Skills
      • Trauma-Informed Supervision
      • Strategic Funding
      • Volunteer Management 


      Application Process

      The Academy will be limited to 60 participants. Application deadline is November 19, 2019. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance on or before November 26, 2019


      Registration Fee

       $250 for TVSA members and $275 for non-members includes lunch for 2 days and up to 18 hrs of Social Work, LPC, or LMFT CEUs (3 Ethics). 


      Cancellation/Refund Policy

      A refund of 50% of the fees paid will be authorized when a written request by January 3, 2018 has been submitted prior to the scheduled start of the program. Texas Victim Services Association reserves the right to retain or collect fees in full for those who fail to cancel prior to the training or for those who fail to attend. NO EXCEPTIONS!


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

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