Essentials Courses

The Essentials September 2021


Description
The Essentials of Victim Advocacy (September 27, 2021 – Septemeber 30, 2021 - 8am-6pm EST)
137 South Main Street, Suite 301

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 four times per year: January | June | August | September.
Content
  • Prework
  • Victim Advocacy | Then and Now
  • Victim Advocacy | Then and Now Test
  • Monday 8a-6p (137 S. Main St. Akron, OH)
  • Welcome & Introductions / Crisis & Trauma
  • Cultural Humility
  • Crisis Intervention | NOVA Model
  • Roleplays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Justice System Process
  • Recorded- 30 days to complete
  • Child Development
  • Cultural Humility: A Personal Journey & Commitment
  • Tuesday 8a-6p (137 S. Main St. Akron, OH)
  • Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Sexual Violence
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Crime Scene Response
  • Recorded- 30 days to complete
  • Victimization | Stalking
  • Victimization | Missing Persons
  • Victimization | Child Abuse
  • Victimization | Elder Abuse
  • Victimization | Identity Theft
  • Wednesday 8a-6p (137 S. Main St. Akron, OH)
  • Unexpected Death & Spirituality
  • Death by Suicide
  • Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Compassion Fatigue | Self Care
  • Group Crisis Intervention
  • Victim Compensation - Mark Zemba
  • Victim Compensation Form
  • Thursday 8a-6p (137 S. Main St. Akron, OH)
  • Ethics, Boundaries, Limit Setting
  • Role Plays | Putting Knowledge Into Practice
  • Clinical Services
  • Credentialing & Wrap Up
  • Evaluation
  • Recorded- 30 days to complete
  • Protection Orders
  • Summit County CPO Petition (clone)
  • Victim Rights
  • Ohio Criminal Revised Code 2930
  • What is VINE?
  • VINE Training
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed