THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Ken Paxton

Crime Victim Assistance Training

The Office of the Attorney General provides training to advocates, liaisons, and victim coordinators to ensure that victims receive effective assistance in accessing the Crime Victims' Compensation Program. This agency also sponsors a biennial conference for the victim service community.


Crime Victim Services Divison Conference:

The Crime Victim Services Division is planning their conference in calendar 2019.
There will not be a conference in 2018.
Please continue to check this training page for updates.    

Comprehensive Victim Services Training:
Presumptive Eligibility, Victim Rights and Address Confidentiality Program

The Office of the Attorney General provides monthly victim services training in Austin for professionals who work with victims of crime. The comprehensive training module is free of charge and provides information on how to ensure that victims receive effective assistance in accessing the Crime Victims' Compensation program, promotes and recognizes victims' rights and provides instruction and certification to the Address Confidentiality Program.

Location: Austin, Texas
Twin Towers Office Center
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 203E
Austin, Texas 78723

 

Registration Fee: none


Online Registration:

January 11, 2018

February 8, 2018

March 8, 2018

May 3, 2018

June 7, 2018

July 12, 2018

 


Crime Victims' Compensation Training
Advanced Track Training

This training offers an overview of the Compensation program, with an emphasis on the awards process. This is considered an advanced course and is best suited for those advocates that provide detailed follow-up with victims on payments and who have received basic training. This is also suitable training for service providers to better understand billing requirements. Bill processing and benefit payments including: medical; funeral; loss of wages; loss of support; rent/relocation; and all other payment types and necessary documentation will be discussed.

Location: Austin, Texas
Twin Towers Office Center
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 203E
Austin, Texas 78723

 

Registration Fee: none


Online Registration:

February 15, 2018

April 19, 2018

August 16, 2018

 


Regional SANE Training

The purpose of this training is to improve the response by healthcare to the needs of the adult/adolescent or pediatric patient presenting for medical care with a complaint of sexual assault or abuse. The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training is designed to increase the registered nurse's knowledge regarding the role of the SANE while providing nursing care and treatment during a medical forensic examination, during courtroom testimony and as a member of the community Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).

The OAG is not currently offering SANE Training Courses.

For information regarding OAG approved training courses, please contact the SAPCS program by email at SAPCS@oag.texas.gov or call 512-936-2880.


Other OAG Conferences

Check out our Conferences Web Page.