Monday, March 8, 2010

Dr. Rosay attends National Victim Assistance Academy

Dr. André Rosay, Justice Center Director, attended the National Victim Assistance Academy (NVAA) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) held February 28 - March 5, 2010 in Portland. The NVAA provides important updates on victims' rights and victim services, as well as new developments in the victim assistance field.

The NVAA includes delegates from every area of the criminal justice system; specialists in sexual assault, domestic violence, and child victimization; as well as those who serve elderly victims, survivors of homicide victims, and victims of juvenile offenders. Participants were selected through a competitive application process.