Texas Victim Services Association

 A professional organization for Victim Service Providers

2018 TVSA Victimology Research Symposium- Registration now open!

  • 02 Jul 2018
  • 26 Oct 2018
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center, 1001 E McCarty Ln, San Marcos, TX 78666


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Research Symposium

Victimization, Justice and Healing: from Theory to Practice

October 25 & 26, 2018


Theme of the Symposium

The symposium provides a forum to share current research that informs practice and identifies emerging responses across different settings and disciplines.

National, state, and regional presenters will be covering topics such as non-fatal strangulation, batterer intervention programs, homicide co-victims, prevention, policy and community engagements related to alcohol-induced harms and victimization, and more.

    Who Should Attend?

    The symposium is for professionals assisting victims of crime in the fields of:

    • Victim Advocacy
    • Law Enforcement
    • Prosecution
    • Social Work
    • Therapy
    • Probation/Parole
    • Research
    • Academia 
    • Public Police
    • Victim Legal Services 

    Continuing Education Credits

    Social Work, LMFT, and LPC professionals may earn up to 8 contact hours of CEU!

    Registration Fee

    EARLY REGISTRATION before August 31:

    $225 non-members 

    $199 members

    LATE REGISTRATION after September 1:

    $275 members and non-members

    *To become a member click here.

    Hotel Accommodations

    As a courtesy TVSA has secured a block of rooms at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center at the government rate of $144 plus tax.  

    The special room rate will be available until September 28th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

    For reservations please call hotel at 512-392-6450 and provide code: TVS or online click here!   

    Participants are responsible for securing and providing their own travel arrangements and lodging.   

    Conference Dress

    Conference attire is business casual.  We recommend dressing in layers as meeting room temperatures vary.

     Cancellation/Refund Policy

    A refund of 50% of the fees paid will be authorized when a written request is submitted by August 31, 2018Texas Victim Services Association reserves the right to retain or collect fees in full for those who fail to cancel prior to the conference or for those who fail to attend. NO EXCEPTIONS!

    For additional information or questions please email us at director@txvsa.org. 

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