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Course Title:Enhancing Victim Assistance Through Victim Compensation
Start Date:02/28/2014
End Date:02/28/2014
Course Time:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Course Number:520-14-03
City:Ocala
Tuition:Free
Course Location: Marion County Sheriff's Office, 3300 Northwest 10th Street, Ocala, Florida 34475
Course Description:
This annual interactive course is for both the novice and experienced advocate; and will cover any benefit cap changes. It will improve the advocate's ability to assist victims with compensation claims through quality submission of forms. Topics include: a better understanding of the eligibility criteria, specific types of compensable crimes, formulas and calculations of benefits, benefit caps, statutory guidelines, and claims processing procedures. In addition, discussion will include property loss, domestic violence relocation assistance, sexual battery forensic examination payments, and sexual battery relocation assistance.


Instructor:
Angela Buckhanan, Research and Training Specialist, Bureau of Advocacy and Grants Management, Office of the Attorney General, Tallahassee, Florida