The Essentials June 2020 (Essentials)


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 40 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.
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
  • 1.2 Crisis & Trauma
  • 1.3 Crisis Intervention | NOVA Model
  • 1.4 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Tuesday
  • 2.1 Cultural Humility
  • 2.2 The Academics of Inclusivity
  • 2.3 Sexual Violence
  • 2.4 Intimate Partner Violence
  • 2.4 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
  • 3.1 Unexpected Death & Spirituality
  • 3.2 Death by Suicide
  • 3.3 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • 3.4 Compassion Fatigue | Self Care
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOMEWORK
  • 3.5 Victim Rights
  • 3.6 Protection Orders
  • Summit County CPO Petition (clone)
  • Thursday
  • 4.1 Human Trafficking
  • 4.2 Ethics, Boundaries, Limit Setting
  • 4.3 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into practice
  • 4.4 Clinical Services
  • 4.5 Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • 4.6 Group Crisis Intervention
  • Thursday Night Homework
  • Ohio Criminal Revised Code 2930
  • Victim Compensation Form
  • Summit County CPO Petition
  • Friday
  • 5.1 Crime Scene Response
  • 5.2 Victim Compensation
  • 5.3 Justice System Process
  • 5.4 State & National Credentialing Programs
  • Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever