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2024-06-12 00:00:00.0

June 2024

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NVAA Advanced Skills Institute: Advanced Trainer Institute

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Advanced Skills Institute: Advanced Trainer Institute, which will be delivered online. In this 6-week training, you will refine and perfect your communication skills to become an effective trainer. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: July 8–12, no webinar.
  • Week 1: Presentation Preparation, July 15–19, webinar on July 18.
  • Week 2: Presentation Skills, July 22–26, webinar on July 25.
  • Week 3: Facilitation Skills, July 29–August 2, webinar on August 1.
  • Week 4: Facilitating Online Training, August 5–9, webinar on August 8.
  • Week 5: Presenting and Facilitating with Cultural Humility, August 12–16, webinar on August 15.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted June 12, 2024)

2024-06-11 00:00:00.0

June 2024

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NVAA Leadership Institute

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Leadership Institute, which will be delivered online. This 11-week training will assist you in becoming a more effective leader of your team, work group, or organization. CEUs will be awarded to those who complete all of the requirements.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted June 11, 2024)

2024-05-31 00:00:00.0

May 2024

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Elder Justice Initiative: Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator Training

Please join us on Monday, June 24, 2024, from 12:00–3:00 p.m. eastern time, for an Elder Justice Initiative webinar on “Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator Training.”

This webinar will examine the elements of successful collaborative teams, ways to enhance team engagement, and the skills needed to facilitate productive elder abuse case review meetings.

Register now or visit the Webinars page for more information.

(Posted May 31, 2024)

2024-05-31 00:00:00.0

May 2024

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Elder Justice Initiative: Current State of Knowledge Regarding Fraud and Abuse Committed by Guardians or Conservators

Please join us on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. eastern time, for an Elder Justice Initiative webinar on the “Current State of Knowledge Regarding Fraud and Abuse Committed by Guardians or Conservators.”

In this webinar, the authors of the Environmental Scan of Guardianship Abuse and Fraud report will share a summary of the findings, including available data on the issue, legal, policy, and practice considerations, and recommendations.

Register now or visit the Webinars page for more information.

(Posted May 31, 2024)

2024-05-31 00:00:00.0

May 2024

HAVhope24

Hospitals Against Violence National Day of Awareness

In preparation for Hospitals Against Violence National Day of Awareness on June 7, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted May 31, 2024)

2024-05-31 00:00:00.0

May 2024

Pride24

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Pride Month

In preparation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Pride Month this June, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted May 31, 2024)

2024-05-31 00:00:00.0

May 2024

WEAAD24

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In preparation for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted May 31, 2024)

2024-05-13 00:00:00.0

May 2024

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Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator Training

Please join us on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, from 12:00–3:00 p.m. eastern time, for an Elder Justice Initiative webinar examining the elements of successful collaborative teams, ways to enhance team engagement, and the skills needed to facilitate productive elder abuse case review meetings.

Register now or visit the Webinars page for more information.

(Posted May 13, 2024)

2024-05-09 00:00:00.0

May 2024

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June Expert Q&A

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On June 12, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. ET, OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Bridgette Butler and Dara Hoffman on "Working Effectively with LGBTQI+ Youth Victims of Crime.”

This session will discuss what victim service providers can do to provide a safe and empathic space and what support resources are available to the LGBTQI+ community.

Register now to submit your own questions or visit the Expert Q&A page for more information.

(Posted May 9, 2024)

2024-05-07 00:00:00.0

May 2024

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NVAA Effective Management Series: Program Evaluation

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Effective Management Series: Program Evaluation training, which will be delivered online. This 5-week training will give you the practical skills to conduct an evaluation and take some of the fear out of the process. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: What is Program Evaluation? May 28–31, no webinar.
  • Week 1: Foundation to Program Evaluation, June 3–7, webinar on June 6.
  • Week 2: Preparing for Program Evaluation – Developing a Program Evaluation Plan, June 10–14, webinar on June 13.
  • Week 3: Implementing the Plan – Data Collection, June 17–21, webinar on June 20.
  • Week 4: Analyzing Evaluation Data and Using it to Tell Your Program's Story, June 24–28, webinar on June 27.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted May 7, 2024)

2024-04-30 00:00:00.0

April 2024

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Expert Q&A Recording: Best Practices To Respond to Sexual Assault on College and University Campuses

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A recording of the April Expert Q&A session on “Best Practices To Respond to Sexual Assault on College and University Campuses” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Expert Q&A page.

This session discusses how to effectively and compassionately respond to sexual assault on college and university campuses that is victim-centered and trauma-informed.

(Posted April 30, 2024)

2024-04-30 00:00:00.0

April 2024

MMIP24

Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day  

In preparation for Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day on May 5, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted April 30, 2024)

2024-04-30 00:00:00.0

April 2024

OlderAmericans24

Older Americans Month

In preparation for Older Americans Month this May, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted April 30, 2024)

2024-04-30 00:00:00.0

April 2024

PoliceWeek24

National Police Week

In preparation for National Police Week, May 12–18, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted April 30, 2024)

2024-04-26 00:00:00.0

April 2024

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Rising Stronger Together: Nurturing Resilience in Teams

A recording of the Vital Subjects webinar on “Rising Stronger Together: Nurturing Resilience in Teams” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Vital Subjects page.

This webinar focuses on understanding the impact of vicarious trauma on teams and how collaborative partnerships are essential for delivering high quality services to victims and survivors and mitigating the impact of vicarious trauma on individual providers and organizations.

(Posted April 26, 2024)

2024-04-15 00:00:00.0

April 2024

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Delivering Difficult News: Compassionate Trauma Notification

Please join us on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, from 2:00–3:30 p.m. eastern time, for the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center webinar "Delivering Difficult News: Compassionate Trauma Notification,” hosted by Dr. Staci Beers.

This presentation is part of the Vital Subjects series and will discuss elements of effective trauma notification and how to access a newly launched online trauma notification training developed by the FBI.

Register now or visit the Webinars page for more information.

(Posted April 15, 2024)

2024-04-01 00:00:00.0

April 2024

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NVAA Effective Management Series: Financial Management

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Effective Management Series: Financial Management training, which will be delivered online. This 6-week training will teach you key bookkeeping and accounting principles, how to prepare financial documents, and how to prevent fraud. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: What is Financial Management, April 22–26, no webinar.
  • Week 1: Planning the Budget, April 29–May 3, webinar on May 2.
  • Week 2: Bookkeeping and Accounting Concepts and Principles, May 6–10, webinar on May 9.
  • Week 3: Financial Reporting and Monitoring, May 13–17, webinar on May 16.
  • Week 4: Practical Financial Oversight, May 20–24, webinar on May 23.
  • Week 5: Ensuring the Financial Health of Your Organization, May 27–31, webinar on May 30.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted April 1, 2024)

2024-03-28 00:00:00.0

March 2024

NCVRW24

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

In preparation for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 21–27, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted March 28, 2024)

2024-03-28 00:00:00.0

March 2024

ChildAbusePrevention24

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

In preparation for National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted March 28, 2024)

2024-03-28 00:00:00.0

March 2024

SexualAssaultAwareness24

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

In preparation for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month this April, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted March 28, 2024)

2024-03-12 00:00:00.0

March 2024

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April Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A logoOn April 10, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. ET, OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Lindy Aldrich and Connie Kirkland on "Best Practices To Respond to Sexual Assault on College and University Campuses.”

This session will discuss how to effectively and compassionately respond to sexual assault on college and university campuses that is victim-centered and trauma-informed.

Register now to submit your own questions or visit the Expert Q&A page for more information.

(Posted March 12, 2024)

2024-03-11 00:00:00.0

March 2024

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NVAA Effective Management Series: Building and Managing Volunteer Programs

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Effective Management Series: Building and Managing Volunteer Programs training, which will be delivered online. This 3-week training will focus on the importance of volunteers; how to recruit, screen, onboard, and retain them; and how to determine the costs associated with managing volunteers. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: The Importance of Volunteerism, April 1–5, no webinar.
  • Week 1: Finding the Right Volunteers, April 8–12, webinar on April 11.
  • Week 2: Onboarding and Retaining Volunteers, April 15–19, webinar on April 18.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted March 11, 2024)

2024-03-07 00:00:00.0

March 2024

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Expert Q&A Recording: Cyberstalking and Cyberbullying Among Teens

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A recording of the February Expert Q&A session on “Cyberstalking and Cyberbullying Among Teens” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Expert Q&A page.

This session provides an overview of the impact of cyberstalking and cyberbullying on teens, what teachers and schools can do to prevent or reduce their incidence, and how to report cyberstalking and cyberbullying.

(Posted March 7, 2024)

2024-03-04 00:00:00.0

March 2024

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Rising Stronger Together: Nurturing Resilience in Teams

Please join us on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, from 2:00–3:30 p.m. eastern time, for the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center webinar "Rising Stronger Together: Nurturing Resilience in Teams,” hosted by Janet E. Fine, M.S. and Angela Downes.

This presentation is part of the Vital Subjects series and will highlight practical strategies for fostering and nurturing resilience collaboratively for individuals, teams, and interdisciplinary, cross-agency community partnerships.

Register now or visit the Webinars page for more information.

(Posted March 4, 2024)

2024-03-01 00:00:00.0

March 2024

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Co-Advocacy: The Power of Collaboration in Victim Services

A recording of the Vital Subjects webinar on “Co-Advocacy: The Power of Collaboration in Victim Services” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Vital Subjects page.

In this session, participants learn effective ways to engage in essential conversations and nurture approaches that promote co-advocacy.

(Posted March 1, 2024)

2024-02-22 00:00:00.0

February 2024

DDAM24

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

In preparation for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month this March, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted February 22, 2024)

2024-02-22 00:00:00.0

February 2024

NCPW

National Consumer Protection Week

In preparation for National Consumer Protection Week, March 3–9, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted February 22, 2024)

2024-02-05 00:00:00.0

February 2024

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NVAA Advanced Skills Institute: Building Trauma-Informed Organizations

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Advanced Skills Institute: Building Trauma-Informed Organizations training, which will be delivered online. In this 5-week training, you will learn how your organization can become trauma-informed and how to modify policies and procedures to respond to trauma victims. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: February 26–March 1, no webinar.
  • Week 1: The Layers of a Trauma-Informed Approach, March 4–8, webinar on March 7.
  • Week 2: The Foundation of a Trauma-Informed Organization, March 11–15, webinar on March 14.
  • Week 3: Assessing Your Organization, March 18–22, webinar on March 21.
  • Week 4: Developing Your Organization's Trauma-Informed Approach, March 25–29, webinar on March 28.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted February 5, 2024)

2024-02-02 00:00:00.0

February 2024

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Apply for an OVC Professional Development Scholarship

The OVC Professional Development Scholarship Program offers scholarship support to individuals and multidisciplinary teams of victim service professionals seeking education opportunities. The program provides up to $1,500 for individuals, $2,500 for individuals whose participation in the event requires traveling to or from the contiguous United States, and up to $7,500 for multidisciplinary teams of victim service professionals seeking education opportunities. 

Apply Now

(Posted February 2, 2024)

2024-01-30 00:00:00.0

January 2024

TDVAwareness24

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

In preparation for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month this February, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted January 30, 2024)

2024-01-30 00:00:00.0

January 2024

BlackHistoryMonth24

National Black History Month

In preparation for National Black History Month this February, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted January 30, 2024)

2024-01-29 00:00:00.0

January 2024

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Expert Q&A Recording: Providing Services to Victims of Impaired Driving and DUI Crashes

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A recording of the December Expert Q&A session on “Providing Services to Victims of Impaired Driving and DUI Crashes” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Expert Q&A page.

This session provides an overview of how victim service providers can best provide services to survivors, families, and friends following an impaired driving incident.

(Posted January 29, 2024)

2024-01-18 00:00:00.0

January 2024

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February Expert Q&A

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On February 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET, OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Jayne A. Hitchcock on "Cyberstalking and Cyberbullying Among Teens.”

This session provides an overview of the impact of cyberstalking and cyberbullying on teens, what teachers and schools can do to prevent or reduce their incidence, and how to report cyberstalking and cyberbullying.

Register now to submit your own questions or visit the Expert Q&A page for more information.

(Posted January 18, 2024)

2024-01-17 00:00:00.0

January 2024

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Co-Advocacy: The Power of Collaboration in Victim Services

Please join us on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, from 2:00–3:30 p.m. eastern time, for the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center webinar "Co-Advocacy: The Power of Collaboration in Victim Services,” hosted by Angela Keen and Kimber Nicoletti-Martinez.

This presentation is part of the Vital Subjects series and will discuss effective ways to engage in essential conversations and nurture approaches that promote co-advocacy.

Register now or visit the Webinars page for more information.

(Posted January 17, 2024)

2024-01-12 00:00:00.0

January 2024

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NVAA Effective Management Series: Outreach and Marketing

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Effective Management Series: Outreach and Marketing training, which will be delivered online. In this 3-week training you will learn how to develop a marketing plan, conduct an analysis of your audience, and identify techniques to launch your outreach and marketing campaign. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: Introduction to Marketing, February 5–9, no webinar.
  • Week 1: Identifying and Reaching your Target Audience, February 12–16, webinar on February 15.
  • Week 2: Finalizing a Marketing Plan and Measuring Efforts, February 19–23, webinar on February 22.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted January 12, 2024)

2024-01-04 00:00:00.0

January 2024

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NVAA Leadership Institute

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Leadership Institute, which will be delivered online. This 11-week training will assist you in becoming a more effective leader of your team, work group, or organization. CEUs will be awarded to those who complete all of the requirements.

All webinars are conducted on Fridays from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted January 4, 2024)

2023-12-15 00:00:00.0

December 2023

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Leaning In: Historical Trauma and Cultural Responsiveness in Victim Assistance Services and Programming

A recording of the Vital Subjects webinar on “Leaning In: Historical Trauma and Cultural Responsiveness in Victim Assistance Services and Programming” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Vital Subjects page.

This webinar discusses communicating the importance of cultural responsiveness and how to incorporate these concepts into practice for service delivery and program development to significantly enhance the services and support provided to victims of crime.

(Posted December 15, 2023)

2023-12-08 00:00:00.0

December 2023

StalkingAwareness23

National Stalking Awareness Month

In preparation for National Stalking Awareness Month this January, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted December 8, 2023)

2023-12-08 00:00:00.0

December 2023

HTAwareness23

National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

In preparation for National Human Trafficking Prevention Month this January, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted December 8, 2023)

2023-12-08 00:00:00.0

December 2023

IDTheft23

Identity Theft Awareness Week

In preparation for Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 29–February 2, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted December 8, 2023)

2023-12-06 00:00:00.0

December 2023

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Expert Q&A Recording: Using the Expressive Arts To Provide Interpersonal Violence Services

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A recording of the October Expert Q&A session on “Using the Expressive Arts To Provide Interpersonal Violence Services” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Expert Q&A page.

This session provides an overview of the healing power of the arts and how to incorporate the arts into your work with victims and survivors, even if you are not an artist.

(Posted December 6, 2023)

2023-11-30 00:00:00.0

November 2023

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December Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A logoOn December 20, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. ET, OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Heather Ayala on "Providing Services to Victims of Impaired Driving and DUI Crashes.”

This session will provide an overview of how victim service providers can best provide services to survivors, families, and friends following an impaired driving incident.

Register now to submit your own questions or visit the Expert Q&A page for more information.

(Posted November 30, 2023)

2023-11-29 00:00:00.0

November 2023

ImpairedDriving23

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

In preparation for National Impaired Driving Prevention Month this December, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted November 29, 2023)

2023-11-20 00:00:00.0

November 2023

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Recording: OVC TTAC Expansion

A recording of the "OVC TTAC Expansion" webinar is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our About Us page.

This webinar reviews VSTTA and TAC and how this nuanced approach to TTA will expand OVC’s ability to serve as a strong partner for victim service organizations and provide a sustainable resource for managing and supporting all of OVC’s TTA efforts.

(Posted November 20, 2023)

2023-11-14 00:00:00.0

November 2023

AdobeNov23

Adobe Learning Manager Downtime

Adobe Learning Manager will be down for a scheduled update from Friday, November 17 at 10:00 p.m. to Saturday, November 18 at 9:00 a.m. ET. During this time, the learning management system may be inaccessible to users.

If you have any questions, please contact OVC TTAC at ttac@ovcttac.org or 1–866–682–8822.

(Posted November 14, 2023)

2023-10-27 00:00:00.0

October 2023

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Leaning In: Historical Trauma and Cultural Responsiveness in Victim Assistance Services and Programming

Please join us on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, from 2:00–3:30 p.m. eastern time, for the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center webinar “Leaning In: Historical Trauma and Cultural Responsiveness in Victim Assistance Services and Programming.”

This presentation is part of the Vital Subjects series and will discuss communicating the importance of cultural responsiveness and how to incorporate these concepts into practice for service delivery and program development to significantly enhance the services and support provided to victims of crime.

Register now or visit the Webinars page for more information.

(Posted October 27, 2023)

2023-10-26 00:00:00.0

October 2023

NativeAmerican23

National Native American Heritage Month

In preparation for National Native American Heritage Month this November, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted October 26, 2023)

2023-10-26 00:00:00.0

October 2023

TransgenderRemembrance23

Transgender Day of Remembrance

In recognition of Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted October 26, 2023)

2023-10-10 00:00:00.0

October 2023

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2024 National Victim Assistance Academy Schedule

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The National Victim Assistance Academy (NVAA), which includes the Leadership Institute, Advanced Skills Institute, and Effective Management Series, is ramping up for 2024. Check out the schedule for all the upcoming NVAA trainings. Make sure you are among the first to know about the NVAA trainings and all the news about our other learning opportunities by signing up for the OVC TTAC listserv.

(Posted October 10, 2023)

2023-09-28 00:00:00.0

September 2023

Oct2023EQA

October Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A logoOn October 30, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. ET, OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez and Cathy Phelps on "Using the Expressive Arts To Provide Interpersonal Violence Services."

This session will provide an overview of the healing power of the arts and how to incorporate the arts into your work with victims and survivors, even if you are not an artist.

Register now to submit your own questions or visit the Expert Q&A page for more information.

(Posted September 28, 2023)

2023-09-22 00:00:00.0

September 2023

OVCTTACExpansion

Introduction to OVC VSTTA and TAC

To elevate excellence in TTA provision, OVC is expanding OVC TTAC, which now encompasses two unique projects: the OVC Victim Services TTA (VSTTA) project, which will deliver customized TTA to the victim services field and allied professionals on request and at no cost, and the OVC Technical Assistance Collective (TAC), which will be a hub for OVC TTA provider engagement and collaboration, as well the lead for innovative, multi-modal TTA delivery and resources online.

Please join us for a webinar on October 18 at 1:00 p.m. ET to find out more about VSTTA and TAC and how this nuanced approach to TTA will expand OVC’s ability to serve as a strong partner for victim service organizations and provide a sustainable resource for managing and supporting all of OVC’s TTA efforts.

Register Here

(Posted September 22, 2023)

2023-09-19 00:00:00.0

September 2023

CyberSecurity23

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

In preparation for Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted September 19, 2023)

2023-09-19 00:00:00.0

September 2023

DVAwareness23

National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

In preparation for National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month this October, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted September 19, 2023)

2023-09-18 00:00:00.0

September 2023

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NVAA Advanced Skills Institute: Advanced Trainer Institute

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Advanced Skills Institute: Advanced Trainer Institute, which will be delivered online. In this 6-week training, you will refine and perfect your communication skills to become an effective trainer. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: October 9–13, no webinar.
  • Week 1: Presentation Preparation, October 16–20, webinar on October 19.
  • Week 2: Presentation Skills, October 23–27, webinar on October 26.
  • Week 3: Facilitation Skills, October 30–November 3, webinar on November 2.
  • Week 4: Facilitating Online Training, November 6–10, webinar on November 9
  • Week 5: Presenting and Facilitating with Cultural Humility, November 13–17, webinar on November 16.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted September 18, 2023)

2023-09-06 00:00:00.0

September 2023

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NVAA Leadership Institute

NVAA Leadership Institute logo

We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Leadership Institute, which will be delivered online. This 11-week training will assist you in becoming a more effective leader of your team, work group, or organization. CEUs will be awarded to those who complete all of the requirements.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET.

Apply Now

For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted September 6, 2023)

2023-08-29 00:00:00.0

August 2023

Preparedness23

National Preparedness Month

To plan for National Preparedness Month in September, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted August 29, 2023)

2023-08-29 00:00:00.0

August 2023

CampusSafety23

National Campus Safety Awareness Month

In preparation for National Campus Safety Awareness Month in September, OVC TTAC offers several resources:

(Posted August 29, 2023)

2023-08-29 00:00:00.0

August 2023

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National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

In preparation for the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims this September 25, OVC TTAC offers several resources on serving homicide victims/co-survivors:

(Posted August 29, 2023)

2023-08-15 00:00:00.0

August 2023

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Apply for an OVC Professional Development Scholarship

The OVC Professional Development Scholarship Program offers scholarship support to individuals and multidisciplinary teams of victim service professionals seeking education opportunities. The program provides up to $1,000 for individuals, $1,500 for individuals whose participation in the event requires traveling to or from the contiguous United States, and up to $5,000 for multidisciplinary teams of victim service professionals seeking education opportunities. 

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(Posted August 15, 2023)

2023-06-28 00:00:00.0

June 2023

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Expert Q&A Recording: The Role of Victim Assistance Providers in Victim Impact Programs

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A recording of the June Expert Q&A session on “The Role of Victim Assistance Providers in Victim Impact Programs” is now available, along with a copy of the PowerPoint on our Expert Q&A page.

In this session, participants learn about victim impact programs and how best to implement them in young offender and adult institutions.

(Posted June 28, 2023)

2023-06-26 00:00:00.0

June 2023

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NVAA Effective Management Series: Strategic Planning for Program Managers

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We are now accepting applications for the NVAA Effective Management Series: Strategic Planning for Program Managers training, which will be delivered online. This 4-week training will review the strategic planning process so you will be prepared to create and implement your organization's strategic plan. CEUs will be awarded for those who complete all requirements. The schedule for this training is as follows:

  • Introductory Week: Introduction to Strategic Planning, August 14–18, no webinar.
  • Week 1: Prepare and Assess, August 21–25, webinar on August 24.
  • Week 2: Create, August 28–September 1, webinar on August 31.
  • Week 3: Implement and Communicate, September 4–8, webinar on September 7.

All webinars are conducted on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET.

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For more information about this training, please contact nvaa@ovcttac.org.

(Posted June 26, 2023)