Training

Training


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.

July 25, 2018 : Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking & Harassment

Sponsor: The State of South Carolina Office of the Attorney General
Violence against Women Act Program

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Date: July 25, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

CVST Approved Credit Hours: 6.00 VSP credit hours

Location: Francis Marion University, Media Center Building, Lowrimore Auditorium Florence, SC

Training Information: Join the Office of the Attorney General for a free, one-day accredited training on domestic violence sexual assault, Stalking and Harassment. Trainings are geared for law enforcement officers, judges, prosecutors and victim advocates. All trainings are approved for CLE, JCLE, CLEE, and CVST credit hours.

Read more http://www.scag.gov/criminal-domestic-violence-in-south-carolina


Course Includes:


  • Trauma informed Response
  • Legal Overview
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Forensic Medical Intersections
  • Special Victims: Human Trafficking Panel

For training flyer:
Click here


To Register:
https://scattorneygeneral.wufoo.com/forms/z1y66tdg1svhmkr/


For Additional questions please contact:
vawaevents@scag.gov

August 24, 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 for Victim Service Providers provides an intensive, interactive learning experience where new victim service providers gain the foundational knowledge and professional skills they need to use a strengths-based approach to provide direct services to Victims of Crime, while also advocating for the rights of survivors, educating to bring about awareness and prevention, and collaborating with allies across the state.


This 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.


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

In-Person portion – August 24, 2018

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

OVSEC-Course # 0848
Approved Credit Hours: 16.50
Core Courses:Basic VSPs will be able to complete all 15 hours of their core requirement by completing this Training.

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

Contact:Courtney Paul at 803.256.2900 or email:Registration@sccadvasa.org

for additional information, fees & registration instructions please click the link below:
http://www.sccadvasa.org/basic-training-for-victim-service-providers/

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:

Friday August 24, 2018

  • 10:00am – 10:15am – Registration
  • 10:15am – 10:35am – Welcome
  • 10:35am – 10:50am – Online Training Review
  • 10:50am – 11:20pm –Victim Blaming
  • 11:20pm – 12:20pm – Victim’s Compensation
  • 12:20pm – 1:30pm – Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm – Equity in Victim Services
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm – Navigating the system
  • 3:30pm – 3:45pm – Evaluation and Wrap-up


November 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 for Victim Service Providers provides an intensive, interactive learning experience where new victim service providers gain the foundational knowledge and professional skills they need to use a strengths-based approach to provide direct services to Victims of Crime, while also advocating for the rights of survivors, educating to bring about awareness and prevention, and collaborating with allies across the state.


This 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.


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

In-Person portion – November 27, 2018

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

OVSEC-Course # 0848
Approved Credit Hours: 16.50
Core Courses:Basic VSPs will be able to complete all 15 hours of their core requirement by completing this Training.

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

Contact:Courtney Paul at 803.256.2900 or email:Registration@sccadvasa.org

for additional information, fees & registration instructions please click the link below:
http://www.sccadvasa.org/basic-training-for-victim-service-providers/

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:

Tuesday November 27, 2018

  • 10:00am – 10:15am – Registration
  • 10:15am – 10:35am – Welcome
  • 10:35am – 10:50am – Online Training Review
  • 10:50am – 11:20pm –Victim Blaming
  • 11:20pm – 12:20pm – Victim’s Compensation
  • 12:20pm – 1:30pm – Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm – Equity in Victim Services
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm – Navigating the system
  • 3:30pm – 3:45pm – Evaluation and Wrap-up


ONGOING: Online Training Series: OVC TTAC VAT ONLINE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR OVSEC CREDIT
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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


For more course information on this training: https://www.ovcttac.gov/views/TrainingMaterials/dspOnline_VATOnline.cfm?print=1

For registration to this training: https://gm1.geolearning.com/geonext/ovcttac/requestaccount.geo

For instructions on how to log in & proceed: https://www.ovcttac.gov/downloads/views/TrainingMaterials/pdfs/EnrollmentVAT_V4_508c_08172015_SJP.pdf

Please download the printable overview for more about this training.

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 cvo@admin.sc.gov


This is a FREE online training for Notifiers/Support Staff. For more information, or to register, please email cvo@admin.sc.gov 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.


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