SCNCAC’s Initial Victim Service Provider training is a twenty-four-hour long training that includes the requirements for South Carolina's CVST and National Children’s Alliance Victim Advocacy training requirements.
Training topics include: review and practice of communication stills, trauma-informed care, cultural competency, crisis intervention or de-escalation, develop strategies to overcome barriers through motivational interviewing, ethics, identify roles of different VSPs/Advocates, identify resources and referrals, discuss strengths, limitations, and possible overlap or conflicting roles of different VSPs, Partner and collaborate with other agencies to meet the needs of victims with special needs/considerations, SC Victims Rights and Statues, crime victim compensation, criminal justice system and court procedures, introduction to vicarious trauma for victim services, our historical foundation, the medical exam, and Collaboration Data System.
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The training consists of eight hours of online modules and five half day virtual live training sessions. The online modules will be available by Monday September 21st and must be completed by the first day of classroom time which is Wednesday October 7th. By registering for this course, you agree to complete the online modules prior to Wednesday October 7th.
Victim Service Provider (VSP) credit is pending through the South Carolina Office of Victim Services Education and Certification. If you are not VSP certified, apply for VSP certification through the Department of Crime Victim Services Training, Provider Certification, and Statistical Analysis (CVST). Use the link below for more information about VSP certification, VSP credits, and NCA CAC accreditation requirements before registering.
SCNCAC VSP Training Information Page
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If you are a current or a new Victim Service Provider member and have not received a registration code or need additional information, please use the link below to contact our Program Director.