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Training Resources for State Academies

There are a plethora of resources available online that can be utilized for a blended learning format or for academy pre-work. Some of these organizations offer personalized training and/or technical assistance as well. If you are looking into more training resources for your academy, consider some of the offerings below:

Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence

This national resource center for all forms of gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities. They offer a resource library, cultural-specific advocacy resources, and a resource-rich newsletter.

Bureau of Justice Assistance

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) assists state, local, and tribal justice agencies in working towards safer communities. BJA and BJA NTTAC can provide personalized, no-cost TTA to address any community’s justice-related challenges. They also offer the BJA TTA Provider Directory for download. It contains a comprehensive list of active BJA TTA provider organizations in order to quickly access these organizations.

Elder Justice Initiative

EJI, a program of the Department of Justice, coordinates efforts to combat abuse, neglect, and financial fraud of older adults. They offer recorded webinars on a variety of topics related to older adults as well as written materials on their website.

End Violence Against Women International

EVAWI works to equip responders to gender-based violence with the knowledge and tools to support victims and hold perpetrators accountable. They offer the OnLine Training Institute, recorded webinars, training videos, tools and templates, protocols, and a number of other online resources.

Futures Without Violence

Futures is a national organization with the mission of ending violence against women and children around the world. Offering a wide range of trainings online and in person, they have substantial archive of taped webinars with PowerPoint presentations.

The Management Center

TMC’s mission is to support leaders working for social change in building and running more effective organizations. Browse extensive resources and tools online or sign up for their newsletters. 

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

This national center provides survivor-defined training, support, and consultation as allied professionals work the improve agency and system-level responses to survivors and their children. They offer a training and resources center

National Child Advocacy Center

NCAC works to improve child abuse response and prevention through service, education, and leadership. NCAC offers the Virtual Training Center (VTC) which hosts a wide range of free online training opportunities for child abuse professionals. NCAC VTC also includes live and archived webinars and recorded trainings.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The mission of NCTSN is to raise the standard of care and to improve access to services for children who have experienced trauma and their families. They offer extensive webinars, in-person training, and an online Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma. They also offer resources and information in Spanish.

National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College

This training center offers classroom, conference, and webinar trainings to advocates, social workers, and other allied professionals. There are an extensive range of training categories, including child abuse and neglect, courts and community corrections, and victims and at-risk populations.

National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

NIWRC serves to support and uphold grassroots advocacy by creating and enhancing the capacity of Native communities to end gender based violence. NIWRC offers a webinar archive, resource library, speaker bureau, and a list of tribal coalitions.

National Latin@ Network

The National Latin@ Network, a project of Casa Esperanza, is focused on the issue of domestic violence in Latin@ communities while bridging research, practice, and policy. The National Latin@ Network offers resource materials, trainings, and taped webinars on issues of interest to those working with Latin@ victims and survivors.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

This resource center provides training, both in-person and online, to statewide DV coalitions, member DV programs, and other allied organizations. They also host a collection of resource materials, publications, podcasts, and recorded webinars on their website.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

NSVRC works to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence. This organization hosts an online learning campus and provides a variety of eLearning modules to educate and support efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence.

Office for Victims of Crime

OVC works to administer the Crime Victims Fund and programs that assist victim assistance professionals. They offers extensive resources, to include publications, videos, directories, and resources in multiple languages. They also offer a calendar of trainings and events throughout the nation.

Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)

OVC TTAC offers training and technical assistance to victim service providers and allied professionals who serve crime victims. OVC TTAC can support through training, personalized technical assistance, their National Victim Assistance Academy, speaker support, and professional development scholarships.

Office on Violence Against Women

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) works to increase the national capacity to reduce violence against women, administer justice for, and strengthen services to victims. They offer a searchable TA Provider Directory for both TA providers as well as current and potential grantees and/or subgrantees.