Victim Service Academy Training Agenda

All Victim Service Academy Training participants will be required to attend 3 days of training on the SUNY New Paltz campus. Afternoon activities are optional, but encouraged, and may be weather-dependent. Possible afternoon activities may include a beginner/intermediate guided hike (comfortable clothing and shoes recommended) and/or a visit to the campus planetarium. Activities are subject to change. 

For more information, please see the Academy Registration Guidelines.

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9 a.m. - Noon

Noon - 1 p.m.

1 - 3 p.m.

3 - 3:15 p.m.

3:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Welcome Remarks

Understanding Reactions to Stress and Trauma


Providing Trauma-Informed Care

Lunch Break boxed lunch provided

Applying Core Helping Skills


Applying Core Helping Skills
Breakout Groups

Welcome Reception with light fare snacks

Afternoon Activity TBD

Culture & Crisis: Integrating Social Justice & Victim Service

Lunch boxed lunch provided




Afternoon Activity TBD

Promoting Personal Resilience

9 - 11:45 a.m.

Closing Remarks

11:45 a.m. - Noon