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NVAA Effective Management Series Schedule, Goals, and Objectives

OVC is providing the trainings listed below during 2020. 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: January 13, 2020
Week 1: January 23, 2020
Week 2: January 30, 2020
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: June 1, 2020
Week 1: June 12, 2020
Week 2: June 19, 2020
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: April 6, 2020
Week 1: April 16, 2020
Week 2: April 23, 2020
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: September 7, 2020
Week 1: September 18, 2020
Week 2: September 25, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Application opens on August 17, 2020.
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 13, 2020
Week 1: January 23, 2020
Week 2: January 30, 2020
Week 3: February 6, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: May 4, 2020
Week 1: May 14, 2020
Week 2: May 21, 2020
Week 3: May 28, 2020
2:30–3:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
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: January 20, 2020
Week 1: January 31, 2020
Week 2: February 7, 2020
Week 3: February 14, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 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 27, 2020
Week 1: February 6, 2020
Week 2: February 13, 2020
Week 3: February 20, 2020
Week 4: February 27, 2020
Week 5: March 5, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: April 27, 2020
Week 1: May 8, 2020
Week 2: May 15, 2020
Week 3: May 22, 2020
Week 4: May 28, 2020
Week 5: June 5, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: July 13, 2020
Week 1: July 23, 2020
Week 2: July 30, 2020
Week 3: August 6, 2020
Week 4: August 13, 2020
Week 5: August 20, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Apply Now
Introductory Week: August 17, 2020
Week 1: August 27, 2020
Week 2: September 3, 2020
Week 3: September 10, 2020
Week 4: September 17, 2020
Week 5: September 24, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Application opens on July 27, 2020.
Introductory Week: August 31, 2020
Week 1: September 10, 2020
Week 2: September 17, 2020
Week 3: September 24, 2020
Week 4: October 1, 2020
Week 5: October 8, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Application opens on August 10, 2020.
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 13, 2020
Week 1: April 23, 2020
Week 2: April 30, 2020
Week 3: May 7, 2020
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: June 1, 2020
Week 1: June 11, 2020
Week 2: June 18, 2020
5:00–6:15 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: November 30, 2020
Week 1: December 3, 2020
Week 2: December 10, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Application opens on November 9, 2020.
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: January 27, 2020
Week 1: February 7, 2020
Week 2: February 14, 2020
Week 3: February 21, 2020
Week 4: February 28, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: October 5, 2020
Week 1: October 16, 2020
Week 2: October 23, 2020
Week 3: October 30, 2020
Week 4: November 6, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Application opens on September 14, 2020.
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 .9
Introductory Week: May 25, 2020
Week 1: June 5, 2020
Week 2: June 12, 2020
Week 3: June 19, 2020
Week 4: June 26, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Closed
Introductory Week: October 12, 2020
Week 1: October 23, 2020
Week 2: October 30, 2020
Week 3: November 6, 2020
Week 4: November 13, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. e.t. Application opens on September 21, 2020.
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: July 6, 2020
Week 1: July 16, 2020
Week 2: July 23, 2020
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.