Approved Trainings

The following trainings have been approved by CVST for VSP credit. It is the VSP's responsibility to register for these approved trainings. VSPs must also sign designated sign-out sheets in order to receive credit. Please click on the course title for registration information and course details.

VSPs hired on or after January 1, 2009 must complete the 15-hour basic core VSP training within one year of their date of employment to become a certified VSP. Certified VSPs are required to obtain 12 hours of continuing education each calendar year to remain in compliance.

February 15, 2019: The Lure of a Psychopath: The Women Who Get Hooked

Sponsor: Pee Dee AHEC

Date: – February 15, 2019

Location: AHEC Conference Room, McLeod Medical Park West, Suite 350, 101 South Ravenel Street, Florence, SC 29506

OVSEC Course # 100

Approved Credit Hours: 4 hours VSP Specialized Training

Program Description: This program is designed to provide information on psychopathic behavior and the traits of individuals who are targeted by the psychopath.


Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe characteristics of psychopathic personality and behavior.
  • Discuss the personality traits of women who are easily targeted by the psychopath.
  • Identify childhood characteristics of the psychopath and how the adult psychopath related to children.
  • Describe treatment options for the psychopath/victim.

FEE: $50.00 If registration and payment are received after February 8, 2019, a late fee of $10 will be applied.

Students: $15.00*

*CE Certificate not awarded with student fee.

For additional information:

Please contact Jackie Brown at 843-777-5348 or by email

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Date and Time:Ongoing
Approved Credit Hours: up to 24 continuing education hours for grandfathered VSPs only
Location: Online
CVST-Course # 0064
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center

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ONGOING: Victims’ Rights and Mandated Services: An Online Notifier/Support Staff Training
*This online training is approved for Notifiers/Support Staff*

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Date and Time:Ongoing
Approved Credit Hours: 2.0
Location: Online Course

CVST-Course # 0756
Act 141 Approved Training % : 100
Core Courses: This training covers the following portion(s) of the Core Requirements for BASIC VSPs:

  • 2.0 hour – SC Victims’ Rights/Compliance/Statutes

Sponsor: Office of the Crime Victims’ Ombudsman
Contact: Veronica Swain Kunz at

This is a FREE online training for Notifiers/Support Staff. For more information, or to register, please email with the following information:

IMPORTANT: CVST will receive a list of everyone who successfully completes this training in order for participants to obtain credit. Once your request to complete this online Notifier/Support Staff training is received, you will be sent an invitation to access the website. You have two weeks from receipt of the invitation to complete the training or your invitation will expire. You must correctly answer questions throughout the training in order to receive credit.

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This webinar will provide the 2 hours of mandated biennial training for Notifiers/Support Staff.