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What is a State Victim Assistance Academy?
A State Victim Assistance Academy (SVAA) is a week-long, intensive foundation course of study in victimology and victim's rights and services. SVAAs are operated in partnership with an academic institution and are designed to meet the entry-level educational needs of a broad range of victim assistance providers and allied professionals (generally with 1 to 5 years of experience) by providing comprehensive, fundamental, and academically based education. For more information, visit the SVAA section of our site.
Last Updated: 7/23/2010
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