NVRDC provides trainings for a variety of audiences based on our areas of expertise. Listed below are our most popular trainings. Don’t see what you're looking for? Let us know by submitting a request for a customized training!

 
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The trainings listed immediately below are appropriate for a variety of audiences including, but not limited to: students, professionals, and DC community members. For more specialized trainings, scroll down for additional options!


Know Your Rights Trainings: Are you interested in knowing what rights crime victims have? Do you want to know more about a victim's legal options after a crime? Our Know Your Rights trainings provide audiences with an overview of different processes & the applicable rights for crime victims. Specific presentations include:

  1. Crime Victims' Rights & the Criminal Justice System

  2. Civil Protection Orders

  3. Title IX & Clery Act

Case Management Trainings: Are you interested in knowing what happens during a forensic medical exam (aka. rape kit)? Do you want to learn how to use trauma-informed methods and understand why they’re important? Our Case Management trainings provide audiences with an overview of different processes & the applicable rights for crime victims. Specific presentations include:

  1. Sexual Assault Nurse Examination 101 (forensic medical exams for sexual assault victims)

  2. Crisis Intervention Skills

  3. Trauma-Informed Approaches to Responding to Sexual Assault Disclosures


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NVRDC’s presentations aim to assist law enforcement officers and agencies in working with crime victims. Below are examples of popular training topics:

  1. Trauma-Informed Approaches for Working with Victims of Crime

  2. Trauma-Informed Approaches for Working with Sexual Assault Survivors

  3. Campus Police Training: Complying with Title IX & Clery Requirements

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NVRDC’s presentations address a variety of topics meant to inform and assist prosecuting offices in interacting with crime victims. Below are examples of popular training topics:

  1. Trauma-Informed Approaches for Working with Victims of Crime

  2. Declination Meetings: A Victim-Centered Approach

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Are you or your firm interested in providing pro bono assistance to crime victims? NVRDC offers introductory and advanced training to attorneys in DC on the following topics:

  1. Intro to Pro Bono opportunities at NVRDC

  2. Crime Victims’ Rights

  3. Title IX & Clery Act

  4. Civil Protection Orders

  5. Understanding Trauma’s Impact on Your Clients

Attorneys will also learn about taking a pro bono case with NVRDC and representing crime victims in a trauma-informed way.

 
 
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NVRDC also provides training on special topics, based either on our other service areas or issues that come up frequently during our representation of crime victims. The following training topics can be tailored to the needs of the audience:

  1. Identity Theft & Fraud

  2. Elder Abuse Prevention

  3. Responding to Subpoenas & Court Orders for a Crime Victims’ Mental Health Records

  4. Responding to Subpoenas & Court Orders for a Crime Victims’ Personal and Confidential Records


If you are interested in a customized training, please submit the following form!

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