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Minnesota Victim Assistance Academy

The Minnesota Victim Assistance Academy (MNVAA) is a ​series of comprehensive, academically based trainings to build the capacity of victim assistance providers, victim advocates, law enforcement, criminal justice and other professionals who work with victims of crime. The MNVAA has three training tracks, with the first track being offered this fall.  Check this page for more details as they develop.  


Information:  Foundations in Victim Services

  • Foundational level educational opportunity designed to improve the quality and consistency of victim services in Minnesota
  • For victim service providers, criminal justice professionals, law enforcement, this training uses a multi-disciplinary approach to help restore the victim to whole and regain control of their lives.
  • Comprehensive curriculum with academic credit and CEU's available for an additional fee.
  • The dates for the 2017 MNVAA are October 11-13, 2017 & November 15-17, 2017

  • The academy will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis South, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Minneapolis  MN  55439

  • Click here ​for the tentative 2017 MNVAA agenda

For more information about the Minnesota Victim Assistance Academy, contact Joann Jones at 651-201-7318 or​​​​​​​