Basic Benefits Courses 2022

NACVSO Basic Benefits Course 2022

All Basic Benefits courses are VIRTUAL.
  • March 7-11, 2022 - CLOSED
  • August 8-12, 2022
  • November 14-18, 2022

Course DetailsBasic Benefits is open to any interested party and covers basic veteran and survivor benefit entitlements.  Basic Benefits is a 32-hour course.  This course is designed for the new or inexperienced CVSO and for CVSOs seeking NACVSO accreditation. For CVSOs seeking NACVSO accreditation, this course is mandatory with a required test at the completion of the instruction.

Cost: The fee for each Basic Benefits course is $350 for members and $500 for non-members.  If you are a CVSO, please complete the membership application prior to submitting course registration.
Payment: An invoice will be sent to you prior to the start of the course.  
Payment can be made with credit card, ACH/EFT, or check.
Refunds: Should a registered individual not be able to attend the course, contact Ashley Laganiere, NACVSO Education Chair,, to discuss options. Refunds will be granted on a case-by-case basis.
Accreditation: Passing the course does not, on its own, accredit an individual as a CVSO. For additional eligibility requirements, visit:

Technical Requirements: a) reliable internet connection, c) computer with a camera/video so you can be seen by the instructors, and c) access to the Zoom platform.
Draft Course Agenda: Click here for Agenda


Registration FAQs

  • How to pay for Basic Benefits:
NACVSO will send you an invoice prior to the start of the course.  Payment can be made with credit card, ACH/EFT, or check.
  • Registration Do’s and Don’ts:
DON’T: Please do not register now to “save seats” for an unknown future need. If you are certain an individual will be in need on that date, you may certainly register them.
DO - Please complete one registration per enrollee and use the name and email of the individual who will participate in the course. If you are registering on behalf of someone and need a receipt, please notify the enrollee they will receive the invoice by email so they can forward to you. 


Click here to Register for Basic Benefits