Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Victim Assistance Academy
"Where Education Equals Empowerment"
Partners include the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the Victims of Crime State Coordinating Council, the Office of Criminal Justice Programs, and the Tennessee State Treasurer's Office.
The purpose of The Tennessee Victim Assistance Academy (The Academy) is to provide basic level training to victim advocates. The 40-hour curriculum will encompass a variety of subjects including, but not limited to: Victims' Compensation, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Victimization, Elder Abuse, Rural Victims, Hate Crimes, Substance Abuse, and Cultural Competency.
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