The Essentials (January 2019) (Essentials 101)

Victim Assistance


Description

The Essentials of Victim Advocacy course is one of two nationally approved prerequisite trainings, offered in the state of Ohio, for assisting individuals in becoming a comprehensive National Credentialed Advocate.

Participants who complete this 44 hour course will become equipped to use NOVA’s (National Organization for Victim Assistance) crisis intervention model to assist individuals impacted by victimization or traumatic events. Additionally, participants will increase their knowledge about the judicial system, victims’ rights as well as resources available for both victims and the advocate providing the service.

This hybrid learning course requires both in person and online participation which is offered three times per year: January | June | August.

January 2019 Session Location:
APD Training Department
800 Dan Street
Akron, Ohio 44310

Content
  • Sunday Night Homework
  • 1.1 Online Welcome
  • 1.1 Online Welcome | Test
  • 1.2 Victim Advocacy | Then and Now
  • 1.2 Victim Advocacy | Then and Now Test
  • Monday
  • 1.1 Welcome & Introductions
  • 1.3 Crisis & Trauma
  • 1.4 Crisis Intervention | NOVA Model
  • 1.5 Child Development
  • 1.6 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Tuesday
  • 2.2 Cultural Humility
  • 2.3 Sexual Violence
  • 2.4 Intimate Partner Violence
  • 2.5 Human Trafficking
  • 2.6 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Tuesday Night Homework
  • 2.7 Victimization | Stalking
  • 2.7 Victimization | Stalking Test
  • 2.8 Victimization | Child Abuse
  • 2.8 Victimization | Child Abuse Test
  • 2.8 Victimization | Elder Abuse
  • 2.8 Victimization | Elder Abuse Test
  • 2.9 Victimization | Identity Theft
  • 2.9 Victimization | Identity Theft Test
  • 2.10 Victimization | Missing Persons
  • 2.10 Victimization | Missing Persons Test
  • Wednesday
  • 3.2 Death by Suicide
  • 3.1 Unexpected Death
  • 3.5 Death Notification
  • 3.4 Crime Scene Response
  • 3.3 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Thursday
  • 4.1 Criminal Justice System Process
  • 4.2 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into practice
  • 4.3 Protection Orders
  • 4.4 Victim Compensation
  • 4.5 VINE | Victim Notification Information Everyday
  • 4.6 Victim Rights
  • Thursday Night Homework
  • Ohio Criminal Revised Code 2930
  • Victim Compensation Form
  • Summit County CPO Petition
  • Friday
  • 5.1 Clinical Services
  • 5.2 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • 5.3 Group Crisis Intervention
  • 5.4 Compassion Fatigue | Self Care
  • 5.5 Certificates | State & National Credentialing Programs
  • Essentials January 2019 Evaluation
  • Summit County CPO Petition (clone)
  • Summit County CPO Petition (clone)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever