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Victim Services Training EDU is committed to provide specialized training for victim services professionals by providing trauma-informed care training, prevention education, and the ability to receive national accreditation with our courses.
The goal is to provide the most innovative training that is research based, trauma informed care, and following national trends and up-to date policies and legislation in victims’ rights and services to ensure Advocates receive the upmost professional training that will allow them to provide quality direct service care to victims of crime.
We offer a variety of training opportunities for victim assistance professionals at all levels. Our dynamic trainings include self-paced on-line tutorials, live webinars, in-person trainings, and podcasts in English & Spanish.
On this site you will find relevant hot topic free webinars, self-taught tutorials, fee based advanced course live webinars, newsletters, blogs, podcasts interviews and cohosted by industry professionals and resource library of links to relevant community information.
Our program was designed by Advocates for Advocates. The courses and content are geared towards the professional training for Advocates, Crime Victim Liaisons, Victim Witness Specialists, Victim Assistance Coordinators, and other Victim Services Professionals.
Our core values are to treat victim service professionals with the same compassion, respect, and professionalism that victims of crime expect from Advocates. Always putting their training needs as a priority.
We believe that the work done by Victim Service Professionals should be fully recognized as an essential service that provides the necessary trauma informed care so needed by victims of crime.
“I honestly believe advocates should be recognized as professionals in their field and deserve to have specialized training, available 24/7.”
Rosie is the Executive Director for VSTraining EDU and has 20 years of experience in the victim services field. She is nationally accredited by the National Advocacy Credentialing Program and has a designation of Advanced Level as a Comprehensive Victim Intervention Specialist. (NACP#N240309541)
Specialty Training and Experience:
Memberships & Appointments
Specialty Training Areas:
▪ 1999-2003 Hidalgo County Juvenile Probation Department
▪ 2004-2009 Mujeres Unidas/ Women Together
▪ 2009 Council of Government: Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council
▪ 2010-2012 Mujeres Unidas/Women Together
▪ 2012-2014 Victims of Crime Program (6 counties)
▪ 2015-2020 Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office- Victims Unit
▪ 2021-Current VSTrainingEDU a division of Online Web Services US