Supporting the Education & Capacity of Ohio’s Rape Crisis Centers
As Ohio’s only anti-sexual violence coalition, OAESV is in a unique position to provide many services, including trainings and technical assistance for anti-sexual violence service providers.
OAESV is pleased to offer training opportunities throughout the year on a variety of topics related to the prevention of and response to sexual violence. For more information about training opportunities, or to request training in your community, please contact us at email@example.com
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OAESV’s Training Institute for Advocate
The Training Institute for Advocates is a biannual program offered to advocates and rape crisis program staff who have been working in the field two years or less, or are new to Ohio laws and procedures. The training is comprised of 20 Hours of online, asynchronous training, and 20 hours of live training via Zoom. The live Training Institute sessions are typically held in May and November.
This training fulfills the “Core Standards for Rape Crisis Programs in Ohio” requirement of 40 hours of introductory training for new staff.
This training is also a pre-approved comprehensive training program through the following credentialing boards:
- Ohio Advocate Network (OAN)
- The National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP)
OAESV offers technical assistance to anti-sexual violence service providers in Ohio. Technical Assistance is targeted support to programs and individuals with emerging issues/needs.
Technical Assistance topics include (but are not limited to):
- Program and Organizational Issues
- Program Services
- Hotline/Crisis Intervention
- Hospital/Medical Advocacy
- Transitional Housing
- Immigration Services
- Accessible Services
- Anti-Oppression Work
- Systems Change • Advocacy
- Legal Issues
- Grant Reporting
- Equitable Outreach
- Coordinated Community Response
- Training Curriculum
- Technology and Confidentiality
- Victims’ Rights
- Statues and Codes
- Orders of Protection
- Forensic Evidence Collection and Documentation
- Court Response
- Information and Referral
OAESV staff are available to provide technical assistance via phone, email, or (in some circumstances) in-person. To see a list of OAESV staff and their technical assistance specialties, visit https://oaesv.org/about/staff/.
To request technical assistance, reach out to a staff member directly, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
OAESV member programs, as an added benefit, have the opportunity to work with OAESV staff for on-going, in-depth technical assistance. To learn more about becoming a member of OAESV, go to https://oaesv.org/get-involved/become-a-member/