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Rural Conference FAQ

Who should attend?

The Conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, judges, probation, emergency telecommunications, tribal groups, military, social work, victim’s advocacy, therapy, BIPP providers, forensic nurses, mental health professionals, and any other first responder.

I reside in an urban area, is this conference applicable to me?

Absolutely! While there is a rural or small town focus, the information will also be useful for urban and suburban communities.

Is this conference geared towards a national audience?

Yes. Most all the program’s sessions are geared to communities across North America and not specific to any one region. As a program of the Conference on Crimes Against Women, many of our speakers for the rural virtual conference have also presented at our national conference.

If I can’t attend live, will the recordings be available?

Yes. Registrants will have access to the recordings until December 31, 2023. Recordings will be available after the live event concludes. To access the recordings, attendees will log in to the virtual platform using their credentials.

If I watch the recordings, will I still be eligible for CEUs?

Yes, you will still receive a certificate that you will be able to self-report to your governing licensing board.

How do I receive CEU’s?

Continuing education fees are included in your registration fee. Certificates will be accessible post conference for both live and recorded sessions. All continuing education credit is subject to self-reporting. The conference does not submit continuing education credits on behalf of attendees.

How do I obtain my CEU certificate?

Registered attendees will have link access to session evaluations as well as overall Conference evaluations. The certificate of completion will be made available to registrants who participate LIVE after completion of the overall Conference evaluation is completed. Certificate of completion will be made available 2-3 weeks post-Conference for registrants who do not attend LIVE and view the recordings only.

Is this virtual conference eligible for TCOLE credit?

No. This virtual conference does not meet the TCOLE standards for virtual education. Other state’s LE accreditation may be available, but must be approved and submitted by your agency or reporting body.

How long will the recordings be available to view post-Conference?

Recordings will be made available to view up until December 31, 2023.

Are there any scholarships available to attend the Conference?

There are no scholarships available but there is a discount available for groups of 5 or more who register.

Will I have to download any programs or apps to view the live and recorded sessions?

No downloads or programs will need to be downloaded. All registrants will receive a secure link to the conference platform the week before the live sessions begin.

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