Upon completion of the NCVAN Victim Service Practitioner Certification Academy, state certification remains active for 3 years. To remain current, students must complete 20 hours of victim service related training from recognized organizations**, before the certification expires, and the practitioner must then apply for “recertification” with NCVAN. Recertification must occur every 3 years thereafter, which includes the necessary aforementioned continuing education training, to remain current in an on-going way.
To Apply for Recertification:
If you have questions about the recertification process, please call or email Dianna Benson at (919)831-2857, ext. 6 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need support in completing your online payment, please call Elizabeth Watson at (919)831-2857, ext. 4.
**Five of the required 20 hours of continuing education each year may come from review of publications, audio/visual tapes and other victim service reference materials.
***North Carolina Victim Assistance Network reserves the right to refuse any application for recertification. Should such a situation arise, the service fee will be refunded.
****National certification and recertification is handled through the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA). Completing the NCVAN Academy and Certification process fulfills the necessary prerequisite to be considered for national certification).