September 25-27, 2019 | Oshkosh, WI
The Wisconsin Victim Assistance Academy provides victim advocates, counselors, attorneys, and law enforcement with basic knowledge, skills, and legal approaches for best serving victims of crime. Gain insights into victims’ rights as well as the trauma that victims are experiencing. The academy is highly recommended for those who are new to victim services (0-5 years of experience).
A limited amount of financial assistance to cover lodging may be available for Wisconsin-based direct victim service providers who are employed by a nonprofit organization (including government agencies). After you register, please provide a current resume, letter of support, and a signed supervisor support form (found in resources tab) to Rachel Staedt at firstname.lastname@example.org. This Academy is supported by the Victims of Crime Act funds awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Office of Crime Victim Services under a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime.
The academy is highly recommended for those who are new to victim services (0-5 years of experience).
* Community Corrections Officer * Court System Personnel * Educator * Law Enforcement * Prosecutors * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners * Victim Service Providers
New Training Location- Fox Valley Technical College Oshkosh Riverside Campus 150 N Campbell Rd Oshkosh, WI 54902-2277
Lodging scholarships are available if needed. All reservations will be made on behalf of participants who are accepted into the Academy.