Victim Impact Statements: The Victims' Voice in the Criminal Justice Process ( AM Session)

Topics Covered:

  • Role of Victim Impact Statements at key stages of the criminal justice process
  • Statutory responsibilities of criminal justice entities
  • Access to Victim Impact Statements
  • Revisions to Victim Impact Statement forms
  • Statistical reporting requirements
  • Best Practices suggestions for developing Victim Impact Statement standards

Who Should Attend:

  • Community Corrections
  • Leadership
  • Support Staff
  • Other
  • Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Victim Assistance Coordinators
  • Judges
  • Probation Officers
  • District and County Attorneys
  • Crime Victim Advocates
  • Law Enforcement Personnel

Training Hours: 3

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Date/Time:

Oct 26, 2010 (08:30 am) - (12:00 pm)

Registration Deadline:

Oct 22, 2010

Price:

FREE

Location Information:

George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center (Texas Room)
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341


 

 

The Correctional Management Institute of Texas in collaboration with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice-Victim Services Division is pleased to offer a 3 ½ hour training targeting criminal justice professionals, victim assistance coordinators, judges, probation officers, district and county attorneys, crime victim advocates and law enforcement personnel.
 
Participants will be trained on the critical role Victim Impact Statements play at key stages of the criminal justice process before and after the disposition of an offender’s case, statutory responsibilities of the various criminal justice entities in regard to Victim Impact Statements, who has access to Victim Impact Statements during and after the judicial process, revisions to the Victim Impact Statement forms, statistical reporting requirements and best practice suggestions for developing Victim Impact Statement standards in local jurisdictions that will help to ensure victims’ voices are heard at all stages of the criminal justice process.
 
This FREE training has been approved for 3- hours of TCLEOSE credit and 3-hours of MCLE credit.

For more information, contact:
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Correctional Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2296
Fax: (936) 294-1671
Phone:

Cancellation Policy: If paid, full refunds will be given to those who cancel in writing more than ten (10) working days prior to the training. A refund of 70% of the fees paid will be authorized when a written request for cancellation and refund of conference or program fees is submitted less than ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled start of the program. If unpaid, those who cancel in writing more than ten (10) working days prior to the training will have all fees waived. When a written request for cancellation is submitted less than ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled start of the program, the participant will be responsible for 30% of the conference rate at the time they registered. The Correctional Management Institute of Texas reserves the right to retain or collect fees in full for those who fail to cancel in writing prior to the training or for those who fail to attend. Substitutions are permitted at anytime.

* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.