Nebraska Victim Assistance Academy 2019

Nebraska Victim Assistance Academy
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:00am - Friday, July 26, 2019 - 5:00pm

Audience: Victim advocates, educators, attorneys, law enforcement, mental health workers, medical professionals and all allied professionals who assist crime victims

Course description:
This in-depth training session focuses on both interpersonal and professional development, covering subjects like communication, empathy, professional advocacy, self-care and understanding traumatic reactions in the brain. Experts in their fields will present on the latest research, legislation and practical resources to provide continuing professional development on a variety of crimes and other relevant issues.

NEVAA has been a grant-funded program that brings training to students and professionals who work with victims of crime and has served more than 200 advocates in the Nebraska community since its launch in 2013. In October 2018, NEVAA became a Creighton University program that offers nationally accredited training to students and professionals who work with (or will work with) victims of crime.

Cost per student: $500 (Includes breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks. On-campus housing provided at no additional cost. Participants may qualify for an OVC Professional Development Scholarship. See application for accommodation and scholarship details.)
Institutional rate: negotiable based on number of students. Contact the Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER) at 402.280.5270 or email CIPER [at] creighton [dot] edu.

Creighton University, Mike and Josie Harper Center
602 North 20th Street
Ballroom A, B and C
Omaha, NE 68102
United States