Continuing Education:

32 hours of continuing education are required for renewal.  At least 2 of these hours must be victim advocacy ethics.

Please use page 14 of the DD Form 2950-1 or a DSAID printout whenever possible to document your CEUs.

Please note, if you are renewing for the second time, your CEU trainings cannot be repeats from your first renewal. If you take a training that has been updated, please be sure this is indicated in the documentation.

Formal guidance for Continuing Education can be found on the SAPRO website or on this Fact Sheet released by SAPRO.

Any training that relates to victim advocacy is generally acceptable for CEUs. Below are some resources to get you started.


General CEU Opportunities

The Battered Women’s Justice Project’s Military Advocacy Project offers technical assistance and referrals. They also offer conferences and webinars related to victim advocacy

End Violence Against Women International’s Online Training Institute

Health and Disability Advocates offers training on Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

Connect with Local Crisis Centers or Hospitals – they may offer training or be able to come speak at your installation

The National Center on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault has a listing of upcoming training around the country, including webinars

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has listings of training and webinars.

The NOVA Victim Assistance Academy

NOVA’s monthly webinars are now offered to non-members at $25/webinar

Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center online training

OVC’s online advanced victim advocacy training course, open only to DSAACP certified personnel, please contact OVC for access ( or 866-682-8822)

Refer to RAINN’s website to contact your state sexual assault coalition – they may offer training or be able to connect you to local resources


Ethics CEUs

The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center offers a 1-hour on-line Confidentiality and a .75-hour Ethics training module that counts towards the ethics requirement (as part of their VAT Online Core Competency & Skills catalog).

OVC Ethics in Victim Services is a trainer’s toolkit and is only acceptable if it is presented as an in person training.  It is not acceptable to review the materials on your own and generate your own certificate.

The PA Coalition Against Rape & National Sexual Violence Resource Center offers a 1-hour on-line Ethical Practice.

Texas Victim Assistance Training Online offers a 1-hour on-line ethics training. Certificates are not produced right away, so please take a screen shot and submit that as proof of attendance.

The Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs offers a 1-hour online Ethics of Confidentiality training.




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