Staff Development



Staff Development & Training Contact:   Gary Anthony, Training Manager

 Telephone:   434-947-6250 or 434-947-6398

Fax:                434-947-2395





The CVTC Staff Development and Training Department seeks to maintain a coordinated
system of staff training, adult learning and professional development which provides
employees the opportunity to: 

 prepare for and maintain the knowledge and skill requirements of their positions;  

improve job performance, productivity and effectiveness; and

assume greater or different professional responsibilities.

The training department offers the following training and educational opportunities:

Comprehensive Pre-Service classroom and on the job training for new employees;

Annual online refresher training offered through the Commonwealth’s Learning Management System;

Annual CORE refresher skills training including but not limited to CPR, First Aid, physical management, lifting and TOVA (Therapeutic Options of Virginia) designated to meet departmental and facility requirements.

Completion of professional development through enrollment in continuing education courses, adult education, professional and motivational workshops.

Enrollment for direct support professionals in the Career Pathway Program sponsored by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.


Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians and  healthcare professionals through an affiliation with the University of Virginia School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education.