VAP Training Center

VAP Training Center

The New York State Office of Victim Services (OVS) regularly offers training and technical assistance to the network of victim service providers it funds across New York State. Through research, professional development, trainings and conferences, OVS builds the capacity of victim assistance programs to better serve innocent victims of crime. Many no-cost tools, resources and specialized training opportunities are highlighted below. Click on each resource link or scroll down for more detailed training materials. 

VAP Training Center Resources

Training and Technical Assistance Request
A no-cost Training and Technical Assistance Request Program in which OVS matches specialized consultants with OVS-funded programs to deliver a wide-range of custom-tailored organizational leadership and communication services. 

OVS Training Listserv
Periodic national, state and regional training information is shared via the OVS Training Listserv, where subscribers can receive inside access to OVS training announcements and the quarterly OVS Outreach newsletter. 

OVS Training App
Training agendas, speaker bios and day-of-event information is available on the OVS Training App, available for download in the App Store or on Google Play.

OVS Training Calendar

November 19-21, 2019 - OVS 2019 Conference

OVS VAP Training Center Webinar Series: 
January 30, 2019 - OVS VOCA Victim and Witness Assistance Grant Program RFA - Applicant Webinar
December 11, 2018 - OVS Case Manager Information Webinar Training
September 24, 2018 - Grant Writing 101

Please note, if made available, links to additional training materials (handouts, slides, question and answer sheets, etc.) are posted in the Video Description section underneath each YouTube video. Click "Show More" and scroll down to access all presentation materials.