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November, 2022

Wednesday
9
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Please join OVWA and Heather Estudillo, the National Director of Victim Services for Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for a discussion on the devastating impact of substance impaired driving crashes on victims and special considerations in advocacy to aid victims in the aftermath of the trauma.
This webinar is pre-approved for 1.5 CEU‘s from the State of Ohio CSWMFTB and OVWA training programs are pre-approved through both the Ohio Advocate Network and the National Advocate Credentialing Program. If you require accommodations, please email us at info@ovwa.org no later than one week prior to the webinar. Are you interested in becoming an OVWA member to attend this training? Individual memberships are only $35.00! For more information please visit www.ovwa.org, go to Get Involved and Become a Member. As a member, you may login to our website and register for OVWA trainings from the Event Calendar.
Thursday
10
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The Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center offers free cross-disciplinary victims‘ rights training throughout Ohio. These trainings serve to provide the education and tools necessary to protect victims‘ rights at each stage of the criminal justice process, focusing on new rights under Marsy‘s Law. OCVJC hopes to bring together varying perspectives within a county or region to begin a conversation on victims‘ rights. Judge Pat Carroll from Lakewood Municipal Court plans to join the October and November trainings to discuss victims rights’ issues from the judicial perspective. 3.5 CLE and 3.75 CEU credits available.
Wednesday
16
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The Adult Advocacy Centers‘ Diversity & Intersectionality Through the Disability Lens training is a three half-day training designed for service providers and general audiences. This training is for any individual or agency looking to expand or gain knowledge on the topics of diversity, intersectionality, cultural education, and individuals with disabilities. The training is founded in intersectionality and diversity best practices with considerations for the disability community, trauma, and cultural background. Curriculum topic areas include: cultural competency vs. cultural humility, privilege and power, microaggressions, trailblazers in the field, best practices, intersectionality and oppression—all through a disability lens. Training material is delivered through lecture, participation, large and small group discussion, videos and case scenarios.

Number of Attendees: 25 maximum

Cost
The November 16-18, 2022, session of this training is free, thanks to a VOCA grant from the Ohio Attorney General‘s office. Cost for all other sessions of this training is $200 per person, billed via PayPal after the participant‘s application is approved.

Times
These trainings are held online from 9 a.m. to noon for the first two days and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the third day.

Disclaimer
The AACs reserves the right to reject any applicant who does not align with our programmatic goals.
Thursday
17
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The Adult Advocacy Centers‘ Diversity & Intersectionality Through the Disability Lens training is a three half-day training designed for service providers and general audiences. This training is for any individual or agency looking to expand or gain knowledge on the topics of diversity, intersectionality, cultural education, and individuals with disabilities. The training is founded in intersectionality and diversity best practices with considerations for the disability community, trauma, and cultural background. Curriculum topic areas include: cultural competency vs. cultural humility, privilege and power, microaggressions, trailblazers in the field, best practices, intersectionality and oppression—all through a disability lens. Training material is delivered through lecture, participation, large and small group discussion, videos and case scenarios.

Number of Attendees: 25 maximum

Cost
The November 16-18, 2022, session of this training is free, thanks to a VOCA grant from the Ohio Attorney General‘s office. Cost for all other sessions of this training is $200 per person, billed via PayPal after the participant‘s application is approved.

Times
These trainings are held online from 9 a.m. to noon for the first two days and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the third day.

Disclaimer
The AACs reserves the right to reject any applicant who does not align with our programmatic goals.
Friday
18
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The Adult Advocacy Centers‘ Diversity & Intersectionality Through the Disability Lens training is a three half-day training designed for service providers and general audiences. This training is for any individual or agency looking to expand or gain knowledge on the topics of diversity, intersectionality, cultural education, and individuals with disabilities. The training is founded in intersectionality and diversity best practices with considerations for the disability community, trauma, and cultural background. Curriculum topic areas include: cultural competency vs. cultural humility, privilege and power, microaggressions, trailblazers in the field, best practices, intersectionality and oppression—all through a disability lens. Training material is delivered through lecture, participation, large and small group discussion, videos and case scenarios.

Number of Attendees: 25 maximum

Cost
The November 16-18, 2022, session of this training is free, thanks to a VOCA grant from the Ohio Attorney General‘s office. Cost for all other sessions of this training is $200 per person, billed via PayPal after the participant‘s application is approved.

Times
These trainings are held online from 9 a.m. to noon for the first two days and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the third day.

Disclaimer
The AACs reserves the right to reject any applicant who does not align with our programmatic goals.
Monday
28
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Elder abuse is a widespread problem that deprives older adults of their health, safety and security. At least 10% of older adults will experience some form of elder abuse in a given year. These rates are even higher in facility settings, and since the pandemic, abuse rates have increased.

To address this important matter, the Adult Advocacy Centers (AACs) created a two-day training to teach the skills needed to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect committed against older adults. This comprehensive training is for professionals working in the field. In addition to discussing the intersection of aging and disabilities, curriculum topic areas covered during this training include:

Gathering and examining source documentation,
Documenting victim and witness statements,
Creating a chronology,
Conducting an on-site investigation in community and facility settings,
Searching records and databases
Corroborating evidence,
Reporting and obstacles to reporting.
Information provided during this training is built upon through sample case examples, individual practice, large group discussion, question and answer sessions and trainer feedback.

Maximum Number of Attendees: 25

Pre-Requisites
Participants must be professionals who investigate abuse and neglect against older adults.

Cost for this training is $350 per person, billed via PayPal after the participant‘s application is approved.

These trainings are held online from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Disclaimer
The AACs reserves the right to reject any applicant who does not align with our programmatic goals.



Dates
Monday, November 28 - Tuesday, November 29
Thursday, February 16 - Friday, February 17, 2023
Wednesday, May 24 - Thursday, May 25, 2023
Thursday, July 20 - Friday, July 21, 2023
Wednesday, October 11 - Thursday, October 12, 2023
Tuesday
29
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Elder abuse is a widespread problem that deprives older adults of their health, safety and security. At least 10% of older adults will experience some form of elder abuse in a given year. These rates are even higher in facility settings, and since the pandemic, abuse rates have increased.

To address this important matter, the Adult Advocacy Centers (AACs) created a two-day training to teach the skills needed to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect committed against older adults. This comprehensive training is for professionals working in the field. In addition to discussing the intersection of aging and disabilities, curriculum topic areas covered during this training include:

Gathering and examining source documentation,
Documenting victim and witness statements,
Creating a chronology,
Conducting an on-site investigation in community and facility settings,
Searching records and databases
Corroborating evidence,
Reporting and obstacles to reporting.
Information provided during this training is built upon through sample case examples, individual practice, large group discussion, question and answer sessions and trainer feedback.

Maximum Number of Attendees: 25

Pre-Requisites
Participants must be professionals who investigate abuse and neglect against older adults.

Cost for this training is $350 per person, billed via PayPal after the participant‘s application is approved.

These trainings are held online from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Disclaimer
The AACs reserves the right to reject any applicant who does not align with our programmatic goals.



Dates
Monday, November 28 - Tuesday, November 29
Thursday, February 16 - Friday, February 17, 2023
Wednesday, May 24 - Thursday, May 25, 2023
Thursday, July 20 - Friday, July 21, 2023
Wednesday, October 11 - Thursday, October 12, 2023