Approved Trainings

These trainings have been approved by OVSEC. It is the VSP's responsibility to register for these approved trainings. Please click on the course title for registration information and course details.

If you were hired on or after January 1, 2009, please see the OVSEC basic training courses.


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Date & Time: January 26, 2018 - 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Approved Credit Hours: 2 hours - Specialized Training

Location: The Gathering Place - 10603 Two Notch Rd., Ste. B Elgin, SC 29045
OVSEC-Course # 147

This is a free training; the workshop will address how the faith community can respond to and support victims of sexual violence.

Sponsor: Pure Dominion, Inc.
Contact: Nicole Spain White at 803-549-0571 or email

For additional information about Pure Dominion Inc., please visit our website at

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Workshop Description: This workshop will look at ways that faith communities and secular advocates can work together to find more comprehensive and collaborative interventions to improve the lives of sexual assault victims

February 27, 2018: Basic Core Training for Victim Service Providers

Sponsor: South Carolina Coalition against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA)

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SCCADVASA’s Basic Training is delivered through a combination of in-person and online training modules, so that individuals can receive the majority of the training at whatever time and location is convenient to them. Participants must first complete the online portion of the training before attending the in-person training. The online training takes approximately 13 hours in total to complete and is comprised of smaller lessons and activities so that participants can take it at their own pace. Allow for adequate time to complete the online training so that you can work at a pace that suits your learning needs. Participants are not permitted to attend the in-person portion of the training without first completing the online portion and filing out the evaluation at the end.

Dates: Online portion– must be completed prior to attending the in-person portion of this training

In-Person portion – February 27, 2018

Location: Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC 2711 Middleburg Dr. Suite 115, Columbia, SC 29210

Core Courses:Basic VSPs will be able to complete all 15 hours of their core requirement by completing this Training.

Contact:Courtney Paul at 803.256.2900 or

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There is a registration fee of $100 that must be paid prior to accessing the online portion of the training.

* Important Reminder: Participants are not permitted to attend the in-person portion of the Basic Training for Victim Service Providers without first completing the online portion and filling out the evaluation at the end. See above for more information.

In-Person Training Agenda:

February 27, 2018

  • 9:00am – 9:15am – Registration
  • 9:15am – 9:35am – Welcome
  • 9:35am – 10:20am – Online Training review – SCCADVASA Staff
  • 10:20am – 11:20am – Victim’s Compensation – Ethel Ford
  • 11:20am – 11:30am – Break
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm – Equity in Victim Services – SCCADVASA Staffak
  • 12:30pm – 1:45pm – Lunch(on your own)
  • 1:45pm – 2:45pm – Navigating the system – SCCADVASA Staff
  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm – Evaluation and Wrap-up

*You must attend the entire training to receive VSP Continuing Education Credits.

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Date and Time:Ongoing
Approved Credit Hours: up to 24 continuing education hours for grandfathered VSPs only
Location: Online
OVSEC-Course # 0064
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center

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ONGOING: Victims’ Rights and Mandated Services: An Online Notifier/Support Staff Training
*This online training is approved for Notifiers/Support Staff*

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Date and Time:Ongoing
Approved Credit Hours: 2.0
Location: Online Course

OVSEC-Course # 0756
Act 141 Approved Training % : 100
Core Courses: This training covers the following portion(s) of the Core Requirements for BASIC VSPs:

  • 2.0 hour – SC Victims’ Rights/Compliance/Statutes

Sponsor: Office of the Crime Victims’ Ombudsman
Contact: Veronica Swain Kunz at

This is a FREE online training for Notifiers/Support Staff. For more information, or to register, please email with the following information:

  • Name
  • Agency
  • VSP ID Number
  • Work Email Address

IMPORTANT: OVSEC will receive a list of everyone who successfully completes this training in order for participants to obtain credit. Once the CVO receives your request to complete this online Notifier/Support Staff training, you’ll be sent an invitation to access the web site. You have two weeks from receipt of the invitation to complete the training or your invitation will expire. You must correctly answer questions throughout the training in order to receive credit.

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This webinar will provide the 2 hours of mandated biennial training for Notifiers/Support Staff.