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Training

OVC TTAC is partnering with national experts to offer training opportunities to the legal community. The trainings provide attorneys across the country with the tools needed to increase their knowledge base about crime victim issues and increase their capacity to provide pro bono or no-cost legal representation to crime victims. OVC TTAC offers Webinars, Online Training options, and Training options. To determine the continuing legal education (CLE) credits available for each webinar, please contact your state CLE provider.

Online Training

Online Elder Abuse Training for Legal Service Providers

Summary:

This interactive Web-based training program for legal aid and civil attorneys has four modules that offer a variety of information, tools, and resources to identify and respond to elder abuse, including Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Financial Fraud and Exploitation, Ethical Issues and Practical Strategies, and What Every Legal Services Lawyer Needs to Know About Elder Abuse.
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If this is your first time using OVC TTAC's Learning Management System, click the "Create an account" link to register. Watch our orientation video for step-by-step instructions and helpful tips.

Training

Enforcing Victims' Rights

CEUs: 1.3 CEUs Length: 2 Days

Summary:

This training provides a comprehensive overview of crime victims' rights and the advocate's role in enforcing those rights. In this interactive training you will analyze a hypothetical case scenario and actively explore how victims' rights can be exercised during pretrial proceedings, during trial, and in relation to sentencing, parole, and other post trial proceedings. Participants will develop an individual action plan for applying the new information to their own organizations so that victims will better understand their legal rights and the actions they can take to enforce those rights.
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Mode: Instructor-led