Training

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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.

October 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018: Changes Challenges Choices A Conversation We’ve Neglected: Unmasking Domestic Violence

Sponsor: M.A.D USA (Men Against Domestic Violence)


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Changes Challenges Choices - A Conversation We’ve Neglected: Unmasking Domestic Violence


Dates: – October 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018

Location: College of Charleston North Campus; 3800 Paramount Dr. N. Charleston, SC 29405

Approved Credit Hours: 15.25 hours of Specialized Training (if attending entire training)

Note - This training does not qualify as “Basic Core” Training


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Cost:


Conference ONLYEarly Bird Registration before July 31, 2018 $199

On or after August 1, 2018 $249

Conference + GalaEarly Bird Registration before July 31, 2018 $275

On or after August 1, 2018 $399

Single-Day RegistrationEarly Bird Registration before July 31, 2018 $99

On or after August 1, 2018 $125

To register please click the link below:
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Agenda:

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Focus: Community Inclusion and Awareness – An Introduction to the widespread pandemic of Domestic Violence

  • Registration/Check-In
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Keynote Address
  • Lunch
  • General Sessions
  • Networking Reception


Thursday, October 25, 2018

Focus: Law Enforcement and the Faith-Based Community: How Domestic Violence impacts the community and the response of law enforcement and the Church

  • Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • Breakfast - Law Enforcement Panel
  • Victim Service Provider Trainings - Part 1
  • Lunch
  • Faith Based Panel
  • Victim Service Provider Trainings - Part 2


Friday, October 26, 2018

Focus: Teen Dating Violence and Intersecting Social Justice Issues

  • Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • Keynote Address
  • Student Breakout Sessions
  • Lunch
  • Intensives
  • Q&A Session/Adjourn
October 26, 2018: Engaging Men as Allies to End Domestic Violence

Sponsor: Pure Dominion


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Engaging Men as Allies to End Domestic Violence


Dates: – October 26, 2018 (10:00am - 12:00pm)

Location: The Gathering Place, 10603 Two Notch Rd., Ste. B. Elgin, South Carolina 29045

CVST Approved Credit: 2.0 VSP specialized credit hours (if attending entire training)

Note - This training does not qualify as “Basic Core” Training


Training Information:


This workshop will provide attendees with specific strategies on how to engage men in ending domestic violence.


LEARNNG OBJECTIVES

Identify and address cultural norms that promote violence against women and girls;


Identify specific ways that men can become involved individually, in community, in relationships, and in society to end domestic violence;


Identify and address barriers that prevent men from becoming involved in ending domestic violence; and


Implement strategies with participants that will help encourage men to become allies in ending domestic violence


Cost: FREE


For more information:Nicole Spain White at 803-549-0571 or by email at pdgroupinc@yahoo.com

To register please click the link below:
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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


December 5 - December 7,2018: Victim Service Provider Core Certification Training

Sponsor: Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office Victims Services Unit and The South Carolina Victim Service Coordinating Council


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Dates:Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – Friday December 7, 2018 9am – 4:15 pm

Location: South Carolina Highway Patrol Office Troop 7 - 1391 Middleton St, Orangeburg, SC 29115

Approved Credit Hours: 15 Basic Core Hours
Core Courses:This training covers all of the Core Requirements of CVST Basic Training.

Contact:Chandra C. McPherson at 803.531.6708

For more information & to register :
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Course Description & Agenda : This 3-day training is Free of charge but space is limited. This training was designed to meet the specific requirements of the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Crime Victim Services Training, Certification and Statistical Analysis for Basic Victim Service Providers.

December 5, 2018

  • 09:00am – 09:30am – Opening & Acknowledgements
  • 9:30am – 11:30am - SC Victims' Rights/Compliance/Statutes
  • 11:30am – 12:45pm - LUNCH
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm - Compensation Fund
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm - SC Victims' Rights/Compliance/Statutes
  • 3:00pm – 3:15pm - BREAK
  • 3:15pm – 4:15pm - Specialized Training

December 6, 2018

  • 09:00am – 09:30am – Morning Motivation
  • 9:30am – 11:30am - Criminal Justice System/Court Procedures
  • 11:30am – 12:45pm - LUNCH
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm - Specialized Training
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm - Communication
  • 3:00pm – 3:15pm - BREAK
  • 3:15pm – 4:15pm - Communication (Continued)

December 7, 2018

  • 09:00am – 10:00am – Case Management – Part 1
  • 10:00am – 11:00am - Ethics/Confidentiality – Part 1
  • 11:00am – 11:15am - BREAK
  • 11:15am – 12:15pm - Ethics/Confidentiality – Part 2
  • 12:15pm – 1:15pm - LUNCH
  • 1:20pm – 2:20pm - Specialized Training
  • 2:20pm – 3:20pm - Case Management – Part 1
  • 3:20pm – 4:00pm - Q & A / Evaluations

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

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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 cvo@scag.gov


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