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Education Unit

The Office of Victim Services (OVS) offers training and information to criminal justice professionals, service providers, educational institutions, the public, and any person or agency that assists crime victims.

OVS trainings are designed to provide valuable information and knowledge to support the delivery of comprehensive, quality services to crime victims. OVS collaborates with community partners to co-sponsor trainings and events that focus on specific victim issues.

The Training and Outreach Unit is responsible for the distribution of OVS publications, forms, and posters designed to increase the public's awareness of the rights and services available to crime victims. To order OVS materials, please use Judicial Form ES017PD or ES017DCF or General Requisition Form.

Informational Videos: Click on the Video tab for the OVS informational video series that provides information on OVS services, the Victim Compensation Program, the adult criminal court process, and orders of protection.

Training Opportunities: The following OVS trainings are available upon request. To request a training, please email Tina.Bouchard@jud.ct.gov. To view OVS Trainings, please click on the OVS Training Calendar. For registration details, see our Training Registration Form.