Identity Theft Supporting Victims Emotional and Financial Recovery
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OVC TRAINING SCHEDULE for VICTIM SERVICE PROVIDERS Innovation • Partnerships Safer Neighborhoods Identity Theft: Supporting Victims’ Financial and Emotional Recovery June 26-27, 2007 Tampa, FL This interactive workshop will help victim service professionals learn how to assist victims in self-advocacy and how and when to intervene effectively in the recovery process. Topics include: The types and prevalence of identity theft, and the special needs of victims in each situation. The impact of identity theft and how providers can assist victims in dealing with the financial and emotional ramifications of the crime. Helping victims understand their legal rights and how an identity theft case proceeds through the criminal justice system. How to help victims read and understand their credit report. How to help victims understand and complete the new Identity Theft Complaint Form. To register for this workshop, call OVC TTAC at 1-866-682-8822. The Office for Victims of Crime’s (OVC’s) Training Schedule for Victim Service Providers provides skills-building workshops on a variety of victim services and professional development topics. OVC Professional Development Scholarships are available. Scholarships provide up to $1,000 for individuals and up to $5,000 for multidisciplinary teams of victim service professionals seeking continuing education opportunities. To determine whether you or your team are eligible for a scholarship, visit www.ovcttac.org/taResources/scholarships.cfm. For additional information on OVC’s Training Schedule or to access the new Fall/Winter 2007 Training Schedule, visit www.ovcttac.org/calendar/training.cfm.