Welcome to the National Center for Victims of Crime

We are the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them. Please join us as we forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

Training & Events Questions

For questions about upcoming or past training opportunities or event, e-mail education@ncvc.org.

Become a Member

Join the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them.

Support Our Work

Individual donations go a long way in ensuring services provided to victims and those who work with victims continue uninterrupted.

Upcoming Training

  • 2017 SVAA Leadership Symposium

    Location: Portland, OR
    December 4, 2017 4:00 PM
    The SVAA Leadership Symposium will be a dedicated training and professional networking track within the NCVC National Training Institute. It will focus on a complement of topics uniquely relevant and critical to the creation, operation, growth and sustainability of SVAAs.

  • 2017 National Training Institute

    December 5, 2017 8:00 AM
    Join us in Portland, Oregon, this December 5-7, 2017, to improve your response to victims of crime through promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies.

  • 2017 NCVBA National Conference

    Location: Portland, OR
    December 5, 2017 8:00 AM
    The National Crime Victim Bar Association (NCVBA) National Conference, “Civil Actions for Criminal Acts,” provides essential, cutting-edge information on current legal subjects, as well as offers important resources and litigation strategies that attorneys need to best represent crime victims.


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:

  • Stalking Resource Center Training: This program provides training for professionals responding to stalking victims and offenders. Stalking Resource Center staff are also available to participate in training events sponsored by practitioners on the local, state, and national level. Archived trainings are available for anyone to view.
  • DNA Resource Center Training: This program provides training so communities are able to provide informed and sensitive guidance to victims whose cases involve DNA evidence.
  • 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 for victim advocates, law enforcement, and other service providers.