CalVCB eLearning Courses: Helping Crime Victims Heal

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Welcome to the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) online training site. The CalVCB online courses introduce, inform, and educate advocates, service providers and most importantly, victims of crime and their families about accessing compensation. CalVCB is here to help those impacted by crime move toward healing and recovery.

By providing online courses we hope to increase accessibility and remove barriers to compensation as well as improve quality of service delivery. All courses are self-paced and can be streamed 24/7 on a computer or smart device.

Courses

CalVCB Overview

Description: This course provides a general description of CalVCB’s history, mission, available benefits, and funding sources. Victims and their families are encouraged to take the basic overview course.

Audience: Victims of crime, family and friends of victims, general public, service providers, helping professionals, advocates, law enforcement

Length: 15 minutes (self-paced)

Certificate of Completion: No

Descripción de CalVCB

Descripción: Este curso proporciona una descripción general de la historia, misión, beneficios disponibles y fuentes de financiamiento de CalVCB. Se anima a las víctimas ya sus familias a tomar el curso de visión general básico.

Audiencia: Víctimas del crimen, familiares y amigos de las víctimas, público en general, proveedores de servicios, profesionales de ayuda, defensores de la ley

Duración: 15 minutos (autoguiado)

Certificado de Finalización: No

Helping Crime Victims Heal: A Victim Compensation Course for Medical Providers

Description: This course familiarizes medical providers and their billing agents with covered medical expenses and benefit limits, how reimbursement and recovery sources are applied and how to become an authorized CalVCB medical provider.

Audience: Medical providers and their billing agents

Length: 50 minutes (self-paced)

Certificate of Completion: Yes

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Helping Crime Victims Heal: A Victim Compensation Course for Mental Health Providers

Description: This course explains who can provide CalVCB reimbursable mental health services. Participants will learn the required documentation and submission process.

Audience: Mental health professionals and their billing agents

Length: 90 minutes (self-paced)

Certificate of Completion: Yes

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Helping Crime Victims Heal: A Victim Compensation Course for Advocates

Description: This course communicates the role of an advocate in assisting claimants with applying for CalVCB benefits.

Audience: Victim Witness Assistance Center advocates and supervisors, deputy district attorneys and other criminal justice personnel, community-based organization advocates

Length: 2.3 hours (self-paced)

Certificate of Completion: Yes

These eLearning training courses were produced by CalVCB under Grant Award 2013-VF-GX-K012, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in the eLearning training courses are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S Department of Justice.