Surviving loved ones of homicide victims are left with a lifetime of grief. We offer services that support them and promote their healing.
When a homicide occurs, the person whose life was taken is not the only victim. For each homicide, on average there are up to 10 surviving loved ones who are also victims. We provide comprehensive services that address traumatic loss and complicated grief. We train those who work with victims of crime to use victim-centered practices when responding to surviving loved ones of homicide victims.
We provide trauma-informed support for families and loved ones of victims after a life is taken or impacted by violence.
We propose victim-related legislation and advocate for policy that impacts the rights of crime victims at the state level.
We help people navigate life after a loved one is taken from them.
Victim Service Practitioner Certification Academy
The 2023 NCVAN Spring Victim Service Practitioner Certification Academy provides practitioners who work with victims of crime with an opportunity to receive 40+ hours of substantial training to bolster their knowledge and experience. Attendees are eligible to receive certification as a Victim Service Practitioner.
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