ncvli online learningNAVRA offers affordable continuing legal education (CLE) trainings on various topics of interest to practitioners working with crime victims.  

  • All programs are taught by National Crime Victim Law Institute or outside experts.
  • Live trainings are open to the general public.
  • All trainings are conducted via online webinars unless stated otherwise in the description.
  • Past (recorded) trainings are available in the On Demand Trainings store.
  • Enhanced NAVRA Members receive a 33% discount off the standard registration fee. View all membership benefits here.
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APRIL 2019

Advocating for Older Adults Who Have Experienced Trauma

Date:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time:  11:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. (Pacific)
Duration:  90 minutes (1.5 credit)
Cost:  $36.85 for Enhanced NAVRA members, $55 for Basic NAVRA members/General Public.

Description: Trauma and aging affect the brain in particular ways, and advocates and attorneys may face unique challenges in assisting such clients. This training will provide an introduction the neurobiology of trauma, the aging brain, and issues that may affect older adults’ cognitive functioning (Alzheimer’s disease, dementia).

MCLE Accreditation:  An application will be submitted to the Oregon State Bar for 1.5 general MCLE credit.  This program will be approved for 1.5 general MCLE credit with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider. The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.

Presenters: Laura Cook, Director of Training & Technical Assistance at the National Center for Victims of Crime, and Keeley Frank, Elder Abuse Program Specialist for the National Center for Victims of Crime. Read more about Ms. Cook  and Ms. Frank

MAY  2019

Special NAVRA In-Person CLE - Get Ahead of the Curve: Title IX Training

Date:  Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Time:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Pacific)
Duration:
7 Hours (5.5 credit)
Cost:  $25 - Special offers available. Please see registration page.  

Description: In the ever evolving and complex landscape of Title IX, effective victims' rights advocacy requires understanding schools' legal obligations, navigating unique processes, and protecting client rights in parallel civil and criminal processes. TIX Education Specialists are the experts on what it takes for schools to be compliant, and trauma-informed practices on campus. On May 21st, NCVLI's Alliance of Victims' Rights Attorneys & Advocates (NAVRA) is teaming up with TIX to bring you a full-day in-person training covering Title IX investigation from beginning to end, offering strateies and a comprehensive toolkit for successfully navigating a case. Participants will walk away up-to-date on the latest law and with enhanced practical skills after examining a case study drawn from real cases. This is a must-have training for anyone working with students navigating a Title IX case or whose campus victimization has given rise to civil or criminal proceedings. 

MCLE Accreditation: An application will be submitted to the Oregon State Bar for 5.5 general MCLE credit.  The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.

Presenters:An applicatio The day will be led by Jackie Sandmeyer, Founder and Principal of Title IX Education Specialists, LLC. Read more about Jackie Sandmeyer here. In addition, Erin Greenawald and Meg Garvin will facilitate conversations throughout the day. 

Victim’s Rights Orientation

Date:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time:  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Pacific)
Duration:  60 minutes (1.0 credit)
Cost:  $26.80 for Enhanced NAVRA members, $40 for Basic NAVRA members/General Public.

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of crime victims' rights, identify the most common stages in a criminal case where victims' rights are at risk, and discuss how attorneys and advocates can help victims assert and seek enforcement of those rights. 

MCLE Accreditation:  An application will be submitted to the Oregon State Bar for 1.0 general MCLE credit.  This program will be approved for 1.0 general MCLE credit with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider. The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.

Presenters: Meg Garvin, J.D., Executive Director of the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI).

JUNE  2019

Best Practice for Interviewing Clients Who Have Experienced Trauma

Date:  Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time:  11:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. (Pacific)
Duration:  90 minutes (1.5 credit)
Cost:  $36.85 for Enhanced NAVRA members, $55 for Basic NAVRA members/General Public.

MCLE Accreditation:  An application will be submitted to the Oregon State Bar for 1.5 general MCLE credit.  This program will be approved for 1.5 general MCLE credit with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider. The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.

Presenters: Geoff Kagan-Trenchard, J.D., Staff Attorney at the New York City Anti Violence Project.

More info on May and June trainings coming soon!

MARCH 2019

UPDATE: This training has been postponed and will be rescheduled for Fall 2019.  Please check back soon for information and registration for our next CLE, coming up April 30: "Advocating for Older Adults Who Have Experienced Trauma", to be presented by Laura Cook and Keeley Frank.

Date:  Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time:  12:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. (Pacific)
Duration:  60 minutes (1.0 credit)
Cost:  $26.80 for Enhanced NAVRA members, $40 for Basic NAVRA members/General Public.

Description: Certain criminal offenses may create multiple crime victims with varying interests and needs.  This training will discuss strategies and ethical considerations to help attorneys and advocates effectively navigate rights enforcement scenarios involving multiple victims.

MCLE Accreditation:  An application will be submitted to the Oregon State Bar for 1.0 general MCLE credit.  This program will be approved for 1.0 general MCLE credit with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider. The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.

Presenter:  Steven J. Kelly, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Partner and Criminal Sexual Violence Practice Group Chair at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP

Read more about Mr. Kelly here.


MORE TRAININGS TO COME!  Please check back.

 

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