SVN Administrative Certificate Training

Seattle, WA

November 8-9, 2017

Hotel Theodore
1531 7th Avenue
Seattle WA 98101

Register HERE

Overnight rooms are available for $167/night HERE

Cutoff for room rate extended to 10/24/17
After this date call the SVN Office to check for possible availability

This program will specifically meet the 16 hours of training required of Administrative SVN Members as detailed in the SVN Standards HERE.

Attendance at all sessions is required and participants must score at least 80% on the exam to earn the certificate.

November 8 8:30 AM- 5PM
November 9 8:30 AM- 3PM

Participants must also completed the following online phone trainings and webinars before the course dates:
Online Intake module

Recruiting, Interviewing and Selecting Visitation Staff
Testifying in Court and Legal Terminology

Phone Trainings:
SVN Standards: Compliance and Policy Development
"When to Say No, Declining Unsafe Cases"

Further instructions to access these courses will be sent once registration fee is paid

SVN 24 Hour Certificate Training

Santa Fe, NM

February 13-15, 2018

La Fonda on the Plaza
100 E San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Overnight rooms are available for $139/night HERE

Register HERE



This program will specifically meet the 24 hours of training required of SVN Members as detailed in the SVN Standards HERE.

Attendance at all sessions is required and participants must score at least 80% on the exam to earn the certificate.

February 13: 8:30 AM- 5PM
February 14 : 8:30 AM- 5PM
February 15 : 8:30 AM- 1PM

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2018 SVN Annual Conference

B Ocean Resort
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
May 30-June 2, 2018
Rooms will be $149/night with a $10 Resort Fee

Make a Reservation HERE

The SVN Room Block has sold out the last three years, make your plans early!

The B Ocean Resort is one of only 4 Ft. Lauderdale Hotels directly on the beach. Originally opened in 1956 as the iconic Yankee Clipper, this multi building property has undergone an extensive renovation bringing a modern twist while maintains the historic charm of the Hotel.

Why Join SVN?

We are the only International Association dedicated exclusively to the field of Supervised Visitation. Our members are passionate about assuring that children have safe, conflict-free access to parents with whom they do not reside. For almost 20 years, SVN members have helped professionalize and validate this frequently undervalued and misunderstood field. Be part of a caring group that is making a difference for the future of SV and also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Access to Professional Liability Insurance for Supervised Visitation Services
  • Access to the NEW members site, which includes archived trainings, newsletters, and a resource library
  • Access to the SVN members Only forum for discussing the critical issues facing SV providers
  • A detailed, easy to update, profile listing in the SVN members directory
  • Discounts on products and training materials
  • Discounts for all Regional Trainings and Conferences
  • 3-4 member only webinar trainings per year (also archived)
  • Opportunity to serve on member committees which help shape practice in our field
  • Validity in the field as a member who follows our standards and code of ethics
  • Opportunity to belong to a local Networking Group (or help form one)


  • $150 for an Individual Membership- designed for individual providers, or individuals with a special interest in the field of supervised visitation. No Business names are listed and the membership is not transferable

  • $225 for Organizational Membership- designed for organizations and allows up to three designated contacts per agency, which may be changed/transferred to new staff members. Also designed for those wanting to have a full Business Name posted in the directory.

  • How do I join?

    First, We recommend that you review the SVN Standards and the SVN Code of Ethics, since as a member you will pledge to follow them:

    SVN Standards

    SVN Code of Ethics

    If you make the decision to join, the process is quick and easy. Follow the link below and you will be designing your members profile as you register. You can pay immediately with a credit card, or select the option to generate an invoice to pay via check, it's up to you. Once we confirm payment and quickly review your information, we will activate your membership.(If you sign up outside our normal EST business hours, activation may not occur until the next business day)

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    SVN Training Manual

    Purchase the SVN Training Manual HERE

    The purchase for $99 includes: The Stylish SVN Binder and the first twelve completed modules:Intake, Working with Law Enforcement, Domestic Violence, Understanding the SVN Code of Ethics, Intervention in Supervised Visitation, Documentation modules, Child Welfare modules, Parents with Special Needs, Child Development and Working with The Courts.

    Included is a CD with Power Point presentations for each module and also some sample forms

    SVN, Supervised Visitation Network, is an international membership organization of professionals who provide supervised visitation and access services to families.

    SVN was Founded in 1991 to provide opportunities for networking, sharing of information, and training for agencies and individuals who are interested in assuring that children can have safe, conflict-free access to parents with whom they do not reside.

    Providing resources for members and families in need of supervised visitation services.

    For more info about joining SVN Click Here

    Some of our organizational goals include:

    • To provide professional forums for networking and sharing of information about supervised child access services.
    • To develop and disseminate standards for practice of supervised visitation and exchange services.
    • To maintain a directory of supervised visitation and exchange providers.
    • To collect and make available research relevant to safe child access services.
    • To gather and disseminate training and program materials for child access providers.
    • To provide public education regarding the role and importance of supervised child access programs in the continuum of services for families.
    • To assist parents in locating and utilizing appropriate services.