Nuts & Bolts

Nov 29 2021 - 1:00pm to Dec 3 2021 - 4:30pm
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The 2021 Virtual Victim Witness Nuts & Bolts registration is now open! To register, every individual attendee will need to sign up in advance here: 2021 Virtual VW Nuts & Bolts.


As a reminder, this years’ Victim Witness Nuts & Bolts will be offered virtually for all VW staff the week of November 29 – December 3 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Whether you are a new coordinator, specialist, crime response staff, support staff, or a seasoned VW professional interested in a refresher course – all are welcome, so please feel free to share this information with others in your office. The sessions are offered free of charge and will cover the following topics: Agenda

Day 1

  • Introduction to Victims’ Rights and Marsy’s Law Overview
  • VW Program Plans & Reimbursements 101
  • Overview of Victims’ Rights and Services

Day 2

  • Victims’ Rights Compliance and Enforcement
  • Protecting the Privacy of Victims
  • Crime Victim Compensation
  • Victim Appellate Notification System (VANS)

Day 3

  • Communicating with Victims of Crime
  • Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program
  • Restitution

Day 4

  • Witness Prep and Court Orientation/Accompaniment
  • Collaborating With Your Community: Victim Service Providers 
  • Overview of Crime Response Programs

Day 5

  • Victim Services and Advocacy through the Department of Corrections
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Wellness & Self Care

After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training via Zoom. We look forward to seeing you there!