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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.
The next academy will be held in June 2024. Applications will be open in March 2024.
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.
This year's Partners for Change Conference will run September 13-14, 2023 and will be held in Norman, Oklahoma. Registration is now open at https://cvent.me/dQwlRB.
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.
A Batterers Intervention Training is scheduled for April 11 to 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Office of the Attorney General, 313 NE 21st OKC, OK 73105. Please click this link to enroll before April 5.