OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15
Join OVC in commemorating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Monday, June 15, 2020. This annual commemoration is a call-to-action for individuals, organizations, and communities to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.
To commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, OVC reaffirms its commitment to supporting victims of elder abuse.
Consider participating in virtual events...
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During the 2020 Spring VOCA Administrators Virtual Meeting
Thanks so much Katie. Good afternoon or morning to those of you on the west coast!
Before I get started, I want highlight the focus Katie has had on this program and working with all of you.
When I first came on-board, she stressed to me the importance of the work you all do and she made it a priority to make sure you are...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, recognized annually on June 15, is a call-to-action for individuals, organizations, and communities to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.
In commemoration of World Elder Abuse Day, OVC is pleased to highlight a forthcoming video series, Lifting Up Voices, on elder abuse that will demonstrate the impact of elder abuse on...
Visit the Updated OVC TTAC Website
OVC is excited to announce the launch of the newly updated OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) website. Visit www.ovcttac.gov to see the new design and watch the welcome video for an overview of OVC TTAC.
Explore the OVC TTAC website to learn about the many ways OVC TTAC can help you build your capacity to serve...
Recognizing National Preparedness Month
President Trump has proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month. In his proclamation, the President states that we "honor and express our immense appreciation for the brave first responders who risk their lives to help others before, during, and after emergencies."
OVC’s Helping Victims of Mass Violence & Terrorism: Planning, Response, Recovery, and Resources toolkit provides communities and emergency managers with...
Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
More than two-thirds of youths (ages 12–18) who were in a relationship or had been in one in the past year reported that they had been victimized (69 percent) or perpetrated relationship abuse (63 percent), according to 2013–2014 data from the National Survey of Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence. This same National Institute of Justice funded survey...
The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit (VTT) was developed on the premise that exposure to the traumatic experiences of other people—known as vicarious trauma—is an inevitable occupational challenge for the fields of victim services, emergency medical services, fire services, law enforcement, and other allied professionals; however, organizations can mitigate the potentially negative effects of trauma exposure by becoming vicarious trauma-informed.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
Register for the Putting the Pieces Together - OVC Grantee Orientation Webinar:
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 1:00–3:00 p.m. eastern time.
This webinar will provide OVC grantees with the knowledge and resources to successfully manage grant awards. Webinar attendees will also learn about OVC and the OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center, special conditions, grant management, and program monitoring.
Programmatic Points of...
OVC facilitates training through the OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC), grantees, and cooperative agreements with partner organizations, to assist the field in building its collective capacity to serve crime victims. Learn more about how your organization can build is capacity to serve crime victims below.
OVC TTAC provides comprehensive training, technical assistance, and other support to assist the...