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NVAA Effective Management Series Schedule, Goals, and Objectives

OVC is providing the trainings listed below during 2019. Applications for each training will open approximately 3–4 weeks before the training begins.

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Title Length CEUs* Webinar Dates Webinar Times Apply
3 weeks .5
Introductory Week: February 5, 2019
Week 1: February 15, 2019
Week 2: February 22, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Volunteers bring a passion to victim service organizations, and their mindful management can be a key strategy in extending an organization’s mission and scope of services. This 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.

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3 weeks .5
Introductory Week: September 2, 2019
Week 1: September 13, 2019
Week 2: September 20, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
As victim service providers, we know how important resiliency is in the victims we serve. We are less aware of how to develop resiliency within ourselves and in the organizations where we work. This training will provide a resiliency model and explain how it can be applied to organizations. Potential barriers will be identified, along with strategies to overcome them.

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4 weeks .6
Introductory Week: January 7, 2019
Week 1: January 17, 2019
Week 2: January 24, 2019
Week 3: January 31, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: April 1, 2019
Week 1: April 11, 2019
Week 2: April 18, 2019
Week 3: April 25, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: November 25, 2019
Week 1: December 5, 2019
Week 2: December 12, 2019
Week 3: December 19, 2019
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Apply Now
Your board of directors sets the tone and direction of your organization. How do you build a strong, diverse, and engaged board? Once you have accomplished that, how do you maintain member involvement? This training will provide a step-by-step guide to building an effective board as well as strategies for keeping members involved and accountable.

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4 weeks .7
Introductory Week: April 29, 2019
Week 1: May 9, 2019
Week 2: May 16, 2019
Week 3: May 23, 2019
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Collaborations are a primary strategy to help an organization achieve its mission; yet, they are often difficult to implement and sustain. This training will identify methods that you can use to explore, plan, implement, and evaluate strategic collaborations.

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6 weeks 1.1
Introductory Week: January 28, 2019
Week 1: February 7, 2019
Week 2: February 14, 2019
Week 3: February 21, 2019
Week 4: February 28, 2019
Week 5: March 7, 2019
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: April 22, 2019
Week 1: May 2, 2019
Week 2: May 9, 2019
Week 3: May 16, 2019
Week 4: May 23, 2019
Week 5: May 30, 2019
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: September 2, 2019
Week 1: September 12, 2019
Week 2: September 19, 2019
Week 3: September 26, 2019
Week 4: October 3, 2019
Week 5: October 10, 2019
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. e.t. Closed
To serve crime victims more effectively, victim service organizations must use fundamental financial management practices to stay solvent and operate properly. In this training, you will learn key bookkeeping and accounting principles, how to prepare financial documents, how to prevent fraud, and the differences in available financial management tools.

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4 weeks .6
Introductory Week: April 15, 2019
Week 1: April 26, 2019
Week 2: May 3, 2019
Week 3: May 10, 2019
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: July 1, 2019
Week 1: July 11, 2019
Week 2: July 18, 2019
Week 3: July 25, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: September 16, 2019
Week 1: September 27, 2019
Week 2: October 4, 2019
Week 3: October 11, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
The Model Standards for Serving Victims and Survivors of Crime was recently updated to reflect emerging challenges faced by the victim services field. The Model Standards e-publication provides guidelines and suggestions to help victim service practitioners and program administrators improve the quality and consistency of their response to crime victims.

In this training, you will learn about the importance of the Model Standards to the field and to your organization, explore your organization’s capabilities to implement the Model Standards, and develop a plan to integrate the Model Standards into your program’s policies, procedures, and activities.

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3 weeks .6
Introductory Week: October 28, 2019
Week 1: November 8, 2019
Week 2: November 15, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Do you ever wonder if there is an easier, more effective way to identify and reach the victims/survivors your agency serves? In this 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.

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5 weeks .9
Introductory Week: March 4, 2019
Week 1: March 14, 2019
Week 2: March 21, 2019
Week 3: March 28, 2019
Week 4: April 4, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: July 1, 2019
Week 1: July 11, 2019
Week 2: July 18, 2019
Week 3: July 25, 2019
Week 4: August 1, 2019
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Cancelled
Introductory Week: October 21, 2019
Week 1: October 31, 2019
Week 2: November 7, 2019
Week 3: November 14, 2019
Week 4: November 21, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Cancelled
Most people know that program evaluation is important, yet some are intimidated at the thought of actually conducting an evaluation. It is important to be able to measure effectiveness and other indicators of performance in your program to help with fundraising and demonstrating the need for services. This training will give you the practical skills to conduct an evaluation and take some of the fear out of the process!

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5 weeks .8
Introductory Week: May 27, 2019
Week 1: June 6, 2019
Week 2: June 13, 2019
Week 3: June 20, 2019
Week 4: June 27, 2019
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Strategic planning can help you produce innovative and creative ideas to serve as a core framework to design your program's future. In Strategic Planning for Program Managers, you will learn strategies to establish a clear direction and to make decisions that align with your program's mission, goals, and objectives.

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3 weeks .5
Introductory Week: May 27, 2019
Week 1: June 6, 2019
Week 2: June 13, 2019
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
What would happen to your organization if you or your key leaders suddenly left? For many organizations, this would have long-term negative consequences. This training presents several strategies to plan for changes in leadership and to develop your organization’s succession plans.

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*We are an IACET Authorized Provider. One IACET CEU is awarded for 10 contact hours of training.