Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs Professional Standards

This site serves sexual and domestic violence programs interested in becoming an accredited sexual and domestic violence agency.  Below is the professional standards manual. Once you have read the manual thoroughly, the first step is to complete the Professional Standards Organizational Self-Assessment and submit the Professional Standards Organizational Self-Assessment Summary. 

Professional Standards Manual for Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs

Professional Standards Organizational Self-Assessment

Professional Standards Organizational Self-Assessment Summary

After submitting the Professional Standards Organizational Self-Assessment Summary to sdvstandards@dcjs.virginia.gov, you will receive further instructions on the next steps to becoming accredited.  

 

DCJS's Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs Professional Standards Coordinator is available for technical assistance.  The coordinator is available to help sexual and domestic violence programs preparing to become accredited at anytime during the process.  The coordinator can provide assistance via e-mail, phone, fax, mail, and/or in-person.  Contact DCJS's Professional Standards Coordinator for more information or to request assistance.