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									              2012 VOCA National Training Conference

National Association                                         National Association
 of VOCA Assistance                                            of Crime Victim
      Administrators                                             Compensation Boards

                     Tuesday, October 2 – noon, Thursday, October 4, 2012
                 (Travel days: Monday, October 1 and afternoon, Thursday, October 4)
                                          Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
                                               Atlanta, GA
              with support from the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime

                                       Conference Information
    This important 2-1/2 day conference is designed     Accommodations - The Conference will be held at
exclusively for VOCA assistance and state               the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland Street,
compensation administrators, staff and Board            NE, Atlanta, GA 30303.
                                                             Rooms are available at the prevailing govern-
      At a time when every state is facing severe       ment rate, currently $133 per night for single/
budgetary shortfalls, this joint conference is an       double/trip/quad occupancy plus 16% local tax.
essential opportunity for all administrators,           (The government rate is subject to change October
managers, staff and Board members to obtain             1.) The deadline for hotel reservations is
critical up-to-date information on VOCA funding         Wednesday, September 5, 2012 (or sooner if the
and ways to improve program and grant                   Conference room block is filled).
                                                             Make reservations online via our special
     This joint VOCA National Training Conference is    Conference hotel website accessible via the
also an excellent opportunity for you to exchange       Conference website at: www.navaa.org/conf or
information, experiences and ideas with people          directly by going to: http://is.gd/RMFy6O. (Note:
with similar responsibilities in other states as well   one night’s advance deposit is required.)
as meet your colleagues working in other state
                                                             The Conference will officially begin at 8:30 a.m.,
victim service programs.
                                                        Tuesday, October 2 and end at about noon,
                                                        Thursday, October 4. There will also be pre-
Conference Registration - Register online at the
                                                        conference meetings at 3:00 p.m. Monday
Conference Web site: www.navaa.org/conf or use
                                                        afternoon, October 1, so plan to arrive in time for
the form on the other side. Thanks to the support
                                                        that and depart on the afternoon of Thursday,
of the Office for Victims of Crime, no conference
                                                        October 4.
registration fee is required.
                                                             Additional information, including transportation
Scholarships – Scholarships are available to ensure
                                                        options, will be emailed to you prior to the
that each state VOCA assistance and compensation
                                                        conference and please check the Conference
program can send at least one representative.
                                                        website, www.navaa.org/conf, for updates.
Additional information is available at
www.navaa.org/conf.                                           Email Conference Coordinator Gillian Nevers at
                                                        gillian@navaa.org for additional information.
                                        Tentative Conference Topics
Advanced VOCA Assistance Administrators Roundtable               Forensic Claim Payment Procedures
Allowable VOCA Subgrantee Costs                                  Grant Allocations, Solicitation and Selection Roundtable
Assisting Male Crime Victims                                     Health Care Reform and Victim Compensation
Assisting Military Families                                      Hot Topics Roundtable for Compensation Managers and
Assisting Victims of Mortgage Fraud                                   Staff
Basic Compensation Training 101                                  Human Trafficking: Assistance and Compensation Issues
Best Practices Guidelines for Victim Assistance                  International Crime Victim Issues
Building Capacity to Sustain Services                            Large-State Compensation Managers
Building Relationships with Black Churches to Reach              Marketing and Outreach
     Crime Victims                                               Mental Health Treatment Issues
Child Pornography Victims: Compensation Issues                   OVC's VOCA Visiting Fellows: A Status Report
Children Exposed to Violence                                     Revenue Recovery
Claims Processors’ Roundtable                                    Software and Technology for Compensation Programs
Collateral Resources in Compensation Claims                      State Legislative Initiatives
Compensation Benefits: Trends and Issues                         State-Tribal Liaison Project
Compensation Funding and Cost Control                            Strategic Engagement with Philanthropic Groups
Compensation Outreach Techniques                                 Streamlining Subgrantee Data Collection and Reporting
Contributory Conduct: The Tough Cases                            Subgrant Monitoring/Desk Audit Roundtable
Crime Victims Self Advocacy Project                              Victim Assistance in National Parks
Crime, Mental Health and Chronic Disease                         Victim Assistance Portal: The Rhode Island Example
Cultural Competency                                              VOCA 101: Crime Victim Fund-amentals
Customer Service for Compensation Programs                       VOCA Performance Reports
Elder Abuse: The New York Study                                  Wage and Hour Regulations
Evolution in Compensation Eligibility                            Working with Problem Subgrantees
Federal Civil Rights Regulations                                 Wrongful Convictions
Federal Financial Grant Management/FFATA

                                           Conference Registration
                                                      (Please Print)

First/Last Name:



Position Type:       Administrator/Manager  Program Staff
                     Board Member           Other – Describe:
Primary Program:     VOCA Assistance  Compensation  Both
Street Address:

City, State, Zip:

Email:                                                         Phone:                       Fax:

Special Requests:

Please send one registration form for each attendee to Steve Derene, NAVAA, 5702 Old Sauk Road, Madison, WI 53705,
fax to: 815-301-8721 or attach to email to steve@navaa.org. Conference registration and hotel room reservations can also
be made at: http://www.navaa.org/conf.

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