Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates

Strengthening crime victim rights and improving victim services

WCCVA Webinar Trainings Now Available Instantly!

WCCVA members, please go here for instant access to our past webinars.  Past webinars are available for FREE to current members.

If you would like to download and watch one of our webinar trainings instantly, now you can order and have the webinars delivered instantly online!  Just $25 each, these webinars are a great way to find the training you need when you need it!

Once you pay for the training, you will immediately be directed to the training online - it's that easy!

Please note:  These trainings are about one hour in length.  We do not recommend purchasing these trainings unless you have a high-speed internet connection.  Even with a high-speed internet connection, it may take several minutes for the training to download.  

Privacy Puzzle: The Impact of the Internet & Technology on Victims’ Safety & Privacy 
(August 2011)

In this webinar, Laurie Baughman, Senior Attorney for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, provides information about the latest technology that puts the safety of citizens at risk.  Ms. Baughman makes suggestions about how to protect oneself from these technologies and what to do if one suspects they are victim of one of these new technologies.

 

Using Technology to Reach Victims:  Improving Access and Increasing Impact on a Dime (June 2011)

In this webinar, Karla Salp, Executive Director for the Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates, talks about using current technology as a means of reaching a broader audience about crime victim rights and services.  Not having been trained in technology, Ms. Salp presents options that are available to anyone without special training in IT.

 

Identifying and Assisting Victims of Human Trafficking (April 2011)

Kathleen Morris of the Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network gives the basics on human trafficking - what it is, what it looks like, and what to do if you encounter an individual you suspect is a human trafficking victim.  Ms. Morris also provides information about resources that are available to victims.  

 

Introduction to Ethics in Victim Services (March 2011)

Using content from the Office for Victims of Crime Ethics in Victim Services training, Karla Salp, Executive Director for the Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates, provides an introduction into ethics in the crime victim services field. 

 

Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification - SAVIN (aka VINE) (February 2011)

Dawn Larsen, project manager for Washington State's SAVIN project, and Renee' Hughes, Senior Learning Specialist from Apriss, present information on Washington State's Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification system.  Learn how the program works, what services are available, and how to register yourself or a victim for this program.

 

Navigating the Washington Legislature Website (January 2011)

Karla Salp, Executive Director of the Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates, takes participants on a tour of the Washington State Legislature Website and explains how to locate and track bills, find your legislators, get to campus, etc.  This is a great tool for anyone wanting to become involved in public policy.

 

Staying Safe: Reducing the Risk of Victimization in Personal and Professional Life (December 2010)

Mark Solomon, Founder of Obsidian Security Group as well as the Crime Prevention Coordinator at the Seattle Police Department, presents on keeping safe both on and off the job.  The training focuses on avoiding and escaping dangerous situations by increasing awareness.

 

Bereavement After Violent Death (September 2011)

Jenny Wieland-Ward, former Executive Director for Families and Friends of Violent Crime Victims informs participants about many of the aspects that families and friends of homicide survivors encounter after the death of a loved one. 

 

Victim Rights 101

Karla Salp, Executive Director for the Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates, gives an overview of crime victim rights in Washington State.

 

Crime Victims Compensation

Janice Deal from Crime Victims Compensation explains how the program works in Washington State:  who qualifies, how to apply, what services are available, and where to go for help.

 

Staff Contact

Director of Training

Rose Torgerson

Rose@wccva.org

(360) 456-3858

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Aug 28 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, Sep 17 at 8:00 AM - Friday, Sep 19 5:00 PM
Sunday, Sep 21 at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, Sep 24 7:00 PM
Saturday, Oct 4 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM