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.


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

The Office of the Attorney General provides bimonthly 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
Site:

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

Registration Fee: none
Online Registration:

October 8, 2015
December 3, 2015
April 7, 2016
June 9, 2016
August 4, 2016


Crime Victims' Compensation Training
Advanced Track Workshop

This workshop 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
Site:

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

Registration Fee: none
Online Registration:

November 12, 2015
May 12, 2016
August 11, 2016


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).

2016 SANE Training Calendar

Registration Fee: None
Online Registration:
Adult/Adolescent SANE Training Temple, January 25-29, 2016
Pediatric SANE Training Temple, February 29-March 4, 2016
Adult/Adolescent SANE Training Dallas, April 4 – 8, 2016
Pediatric SANE Training Dallas, May 2 – 6, 2016
Adult/Adolescent SANE Training Temple, July 18-22, 2016
Pediatric SANE Training, Temple, August 22-26, 2016

Training and technical assistance for building health care's infrastructure to support a SANE team is also available. For SANE Program assistance or information regarding the SANE training, please contact Linda Galvan, Program Administrator at (512) 936-2880.


Other Conferences

Check out our Conferences Web Page.