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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should take Polyvictimization in Later Life?

Polyvictimization in Later Life is intended for victim service providers and allied professionals who serve victims of elder abuse.

How do I register?

No registration is required to take this training.

How do I take a course?

Simply select the module you wish to take from the Polyvictimization in Later Life main page.

How do I earn a certificate of completion for each module?

In order to earn a certificate of completion, you must view every screen in the module. You may close the module and revisit it, but you must take the module at the same computer and use the same browser for your progress to be saved. Please be sure to print and/or save your certificate for each module.

What type of computer capability do I need to take Polyvictimization in Later Life?

You will need a computer that has Internet access, as Polyvictimization in Later Life is an Internet-based, online training. It can be used with a MAC or PC. We recommend using the latest version of Google Chrome. Specific hardware/software requirements include:

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP22
  • Processor: 550 MHz or faster (1.2 GHz or faster recommended)
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM or greater
  • Sound Card: 16-bit sound card with speakers or headphones
  • Monitor: 1024 x 768 minimum resolution (or higher recommended) with 16-bit color depth
  • Network Connection: High-speed Internet access
  • Supported browsers:
    • Internet Explorer (supported version is 11.0 and above)
    • Mozilla Firefox (supported version is 5.0 and above)
    • Safari on Mac (supported version is 5.0 and above)
    • Google Chrome (supported version is 5.0 and above)
  • JavaScript, Active X, and cookies must be enabled; "popup blocker" software must be disabled or programmed to accept popups
  • Latest version of Java installed
  • Latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader installed

Whom should I contact if I have questions about the material or if I'm having technical difficulty?

Contact OVC TTAC at TTAC@ovcttac.org or 1–866–OVC–TTAC (1–866–682–8822).