Serving Victims of Crime

Training Opportunities


Ada County Domestic Violence Court's Personality Disorders & DV Training

With Dr. Chris Huffine from Allies in Change & Dr. Walter Campbell from Idaho Maximum Security Institute

When: All Day Friday, July 28, 2017

Where: Washington Group Plaza Auditorium, 720 Park Blvd, Boise, ID

Who Should Attend: Judicial Community, Law Enforcement and Community, Dept. of Health and Welfare Social Workers, Probation Officers, Treatment Providers, Victim Advocates, and Attorneys.

Topics to Include: Personality Disorders Defined and Common Qualities, Abusive Partners and Most Common Disorders, Popular Misconceptions, and Effective Management Before, During and After Incarceration.


Formal invitation and detailed agenda to follow.
Pending OVW & CLE / CEU Approval

For more information contact: REBECCA KULAGA, DVCPA,

Download pdf Save the Date flyer

The National Center for Victims of Crime
Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Idaho

The seminar, Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Idaho, will explore how victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, child sex abuse, drunk driving, homicide, workplace violence, terrorism, elder abuse, identity theft and financial and property crimes can use civil lawsuits to obtain justice, hold responsible parties accountable, prevent future crimes, and obtain the financial resources victims need to rebuild their lives.

The program will cover resources and strategies for victims considering civil lawsuits, and will include a panel of attorneys to answer specific questions of Idaho law. There is no charge for any attendee, and we also serve a complimentary breakfast, lunch, and an afteroon snack.

The training seminars are FREE, but space is limited. Register now to reserve your spot at the links below.

When: July 31 or August 2, 2017, 9am - 4:30pm

Where: July 31st - Concordia University School of Law, 501 W. Front St., Boise, ID 83702
Register for Boise Training

Where: August 2nd - TBA Coeur d'Alene, ID
Register for Coeur d'Alene Training

Join us to learn: What victims gain through civil actions, Which civil options are available, Where victims can find a lawyer, How victim service providers can help

Who should attend? Victim advocates, Mental health service providers, Law enforcement officers, Social workers, Sexual assault/forensic nurse examiners, Prosecutors, Probation/parole officers

This information will be tailored to Idaho law. For more details, call the National Center for Victims of Crime at 202-467-8700.

SAVE THE DATE Domestic Violence Court's Interpreter Training Day

With the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence

When: September 21-22, 2017

Where: TBD - Boise, ID

Topics to Include: Matters Involving Interpreting for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases, Ethics, and Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care

Formal Invitation and Detailed Agenda to Follow


For more information contact: REBECCA KULAGA, DVCPA,

Download pdf Save the Date flyer

Ongoing Training Opportunities

Polyvictimization in Later Life

Polyvictimization in Later Life is a 6-hour web-based training presented in five modules. The purpose of the training is to strengthen awareness of polyvictimization in later life and to provide knowledge and skills of professionals to address the needs of victims.

How to Get Started

  • Visit the Polyvictimization in Later Life page to learn more about the training.
  • No registration is required. You can take the course right from the OVC TTAC website.
  • Let your colleagues know that this FREE training is available to help those new to the field or as a refresher for experienced professionals.

Benefits of Training

  • No costs attached. Polyvictimization in Later Life is free training you can take at your own pace.
  • Information you need to know. Five modules are available, including:
    Module 1: The Context of Polyvictimization
    Module 2: Older Adults Affected by Polyvictimization
    Module 3: Perpetrators of Late Life Polyvictimization
    Module 4: Working With Older Adults Affected by Polyvictimization
    Module 5: Lessons Learned from the Polyvictimization in Later Life Project

OVC's Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides training to support professional development, enhance services to the community, and expand outreach to underserved victims of crime.


If you have a training opportunity you want posted here, please email us.