Claims and Risk Management

Criminal Injuries Compensation - Training for Victim Advocates

The Tennessee Treasury Department offers free training to advocates providing a DIRECT service to victims of crime

Free training for advocates

The Tennessee Treasury Department will offer free training to advocates, covering the benefits and guidelines of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Program.

There is no charge for the workshop or parking. Advocates who attend will learn the application process, the appeal process, and how to complete and appropriately document a claim application. Attendance certificates will be provided for those attending the majority of the workshop.

An Invitation will be sent by email one month prior to the workshop for those on our mailing list. If your organization is not receiving invitations, please contact the Division of Claims and Risk Management at (615) 741-2734 to update the email address and/or contact person on file with our office.

Students attending class

Upcoming Training Opportunities for Victim Advocates

Please note that all dates and locations are tentative until the registration link opens and/or the date is specified below.

Area Date and Time Location Registration
Knoxville Thursday, April 16, 2020
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
Knoxville Family Justice Center
400 Harriet Tubman Street
Registration closed
Jackson Tuesday, April 28, 2020
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CT
Madison County Sheriff's Office   
317 Denmark Jackson Road 
Registration closed
Nashville Thursday, May 14, 2020
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM CT
Tennessee Coalition to End D&SV
2 International Plaza Drive
Registration opens April 20
Nashville Monday, May 18, 2020
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM CT
Tennessee Coalition to End D&SV
2 International Plaza Drive
Registration opens April 20

Contact Us

Have questions about the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund?  We're here to help!

(615) 741.2734

Mailing Address

Division of Claims and Risk Management

502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN  37243-0202