Crime Victim Workshops
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Crime Victim Workshops


Crime Victim Compensation Program

The Crime Victim Compensation Program reimburses qualifying victims of crime for their out of pocket expenses lost as a direct result of the victimization. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) training is also coordinated to engage attorneys to assist victims with the Compensation process. (60-90 minutes)


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 informed care and death notification. The course application is available in January each year at (5 Days)

Cut it Out

Cut it Out: Salons Against Domestic Violence is a two- hour domestic violence awareness training for salon professionals. The training helps salon professionals identify the signs of domestic violence and provide a safe referral for victims of the crime. This training is approved by the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology. (2 hour)

Trainings for Victim Service Providers

The Attorney General’s Office offers several training sessions for advocates, law enforcement, attorneys and others who serve victims of crime. More information can be found at

Two Days in May Conference on Victim Assistance

The Two Days in May Conference on Victim Assistance is an annual conference sponsored by the Attorney General’s office focused on current trends and best practices in victim services. Experts from the field discuss their latest strategies and tools for raising awareness and tackling crime victim issues. Registration is $75. (2 days)


Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE) is a program that provides victims and individuals with offender custody information to help keep them safe. VINE is an automated service that lets you track the custody status of offenders in jail or prison over the phone or internet. Individuals can also register to be notified by phone and/or email if the custody status of an offender changes. (30 -60 minutes)

Elder Abuse

Attorney General Dave Yost is committed to protecting older Ohioans who are being exploited or harmed. The Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) helps protect our state's older adults and enhance elder abuse victims' access to vital criminal justice services. (1 hour to 1 day)