Crime Victim Services

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.


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

The Office of the Attorney General provides bimonthly victim services training, free in charge, 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 (ACP).

Location: Austin, Texas
Site:
Twin Towers Office Center
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 203E
Austin, Texas 78723
Registration Fee: none
Online Registration:
October 2, 2014
December 4, 2014
February 5, 2015
April 9, 2015
June 4, 2015
August 6, 2015

Crime Victims' Compensation Training
Advanced Track Workshop

This workshop offers an overview of the Crime Victims' Compensation (CVC) 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 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
Site:
Twin Towers Office Center
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 203E
Austin, Texas 78723
Registration Fee: none
Online Registration:
November 13, 2014
February 12, 2015
May 14, 2015
August 13, 2015

Regional Crime Victim Assistance Training

Crime Victims' Compensation training offers a detailed review of how to assist a victim with completing and submitting a Crime Victims' Compensation application.

Presumptive Eligibility &
Medical Billing Procedures Training

The CVC Program uses Presumptive Eligibility (PE) process to better serve crime victims and their families. Completion of this workshop allows advocates, trained by the OAG, to work directly with victims to gather the necessary documentation in order to submit a complete application. Medical Billing Procedures is best suited for those professionals that provide detailed follow-up with victims on payments as well as 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.

There are no classes scheduled at this time.


Crime Victims' Compensation (CVC) &
Medical Billing Procedures Training

CVC & Medical Billing Procedures training will consist of an overview of the Compensation program with an emphasis on the billing process. This is considered an advanced course and is best suited for those professionals that provide detailed follow-up with victims on payments as well as 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.

There are no classes scheduled at this time.


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).

2014-2015 SANE Training Calendar

Registration Fee: None
Go to the website for additional information and to register online.

Adult/Adolescent and Pediatric SANE Training
October 6-10 and November 3-7, 2014
Dallas, Texas
Website: Adult/Adolescent and Pediatric SANE Dallas Oct/Nov 2014

January 26-30 and February 23-27, 2015
Austin, Texas
Website: Adult/Adolescent and Pediatric SANE Austin Jan/Feb 2015

April 13-17 and May 11-15, 2015
Dallas, Texas
Website: Adult/Adolescent and Pediatric SANE Dallas April/May 2015

July 13-17 and August 10-14, 2015
Austin, Texas
Website: Adult/Adolescent and Pediatric SANE Austin July/Aug 2015



Other Conferences

Check out our Conferences Web Page.