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Victim Services Training

Oklahoma Victim Assistance Academy (OVAA)

The OVAA is an intensive week-long course of study designed to improve the quality and consistency of victim services in Oklahoma. It is open to victim advocates, service providers, law enforcement professionals and social service providers who work directly with crime victims in any capacity in a paid or volunteer position.

Participating in OVAA is based upon an application selection process. Those wishing to participate in OVAA must apply to the program and meet the following criteria:

  • Eligible professions: victim advocates, victim witness coordinators, law enforcement professionals, and social service providers with less than five years of experience.
  • Must serve in a paid or volunteer position having direct contact with Oklahoma victims of crime.

The OVAA is a week-long intensive course of study for crime victim service providers with less than five years of experience and designed to improve the quality and consistency of victim services in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Partners for Change Conference

The Oklahoma Partners for Change Conference is held annually each fall. The Attorney General and partner agencies provide this two-day statewide conference on domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human sex trafficking to enhance knowledge among state and tribal professionals, including law enforcement officers, advocates, prosecutors, judges and allied professionals.

Batterers Intervention Program Facilitator Training 

Participants receive a comprehensive introduction to OAG Standards and Criteris for Batterers Intervention Programs. This training is not a certification, but is presented to fulfill orientation training requirements in certification standards, (OAC 75:25-5-21) and introduce an evidence-based model curriculum.