The Attorney General’s Office offers several training sessions for advocates, law enforcement, attorneys and others who serve victims of crime. To attend these trainings, or for more information, please call 800-582-2877.
ADVANCE offers courses for experienced professionals on topics such as collaboration between law enforcement and victim advocates, elder abuse, navigating through the court system, caring for the caregiver.
Basic Advocacy Skills in Crime Victim Services (BASICS) is a week-long course for professionals new to the field of victim services. Participants develop skills in the areas of child abuse, domestic violence, crisis intervention, legal advocacy, trauma care and death notification.
Finding Words is an intensive five-day course that gives participants a chance to learn the necessary skills to conduct a competent, investigative interview of a child abuse victim.
When Words Matter is the largest annual conference for forensic interviewers in the United States and is designed to extend the concepts taught at five-day forensic interviewing courses.
Grants Regional Training
The Ohio Attorney General's Office holds annual mandatory regional trainings for recipients of VOCA and SVAA grants. These trainings were held March and April of 2013 and the next trainings will be organized and announced in early spring 2014.
The goal of the Ohio Attorney General’s (AGO) Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) program is to bring uniformity to sexual assault evidence collection throughout Ohio and provide consistent care for victims. By better understanding the SAFE and forensic evidence collection process and what it entails for victims we ensure the best care and assessment possible. This four hour program is being offered at six locations throughout the state.
Non-Stranger Sexual Assault: Profile of a Case
The Non-Stranger Sexual Assault: Profile of a Case
training will cover a look at a best practice response to a sexual assault case, from a multi-disciplinary approach with a focus on skill building, collaboration and increasing victim sensitivity for all responders..
This annual conference sponsored by the Attorney General’s office focuses on current trends. Experts from the field discuss their latest strategies and tools for raising awareness and tackling issues.
The Ohio Attorney General's Crime Victim Services Section is pleased to announce a series of webinars for Ohio's crime victim service providers.