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National Center Trainings

The National Center values education and training as a mechanism to improve the way crime victims are treated and understood. The following training activities and programs developed and executed by the National Center serve as a resource for those who work with victims, represent victims' perspectives, raise awareness, develop services, and foster systemic change:

  • National Training Institute: Our annual National Training Institute emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to sharing promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies that are victim-centered, evidence-based, and research-informed. Our National Conferences are forums for victim service and criminal justice professionals, allied practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to share current developments and build new collaborations.
  • Financial Crimes Resource Center Training: The Financial Crime Resource Center:  The FCRC, in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, provides materials, webinars, and live-trainings to victim service provides and other advocates on financial fraud and strategies on how to assist victims of financial fraud. 
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association: An affiliate of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the National Crime Victim Bar Association conducts regular training seminars on civil remedies for crime victims.
  • Multidisciplinary Responses to Families and Communities in Complex Homicide Cases: A program funded by the Office for Victims of Crime, and in collaboration with the National Sheriff's Association. The project provides training and technical assistance to grantees on responses to families and communities in complex homicide cases. 
  • Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Workshop: Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) is an evidence-based-skills-training intervention which utilizes components from cognitive-behavioral treatments for trauma-related mental health problem to help facilitate recovery and enhance functioning in the aftermath of a traumatic event.