WEBINAR – Improving Outcomes for Kansas Survivors: An Overview of Kansas Crime Victims Compensation and House Bill 2228- August 2022

Improving Outcomes for Kansas Survivors: An Overview of Kansas Crime Victims Compensation and House Bill 2228, Webinar

Audience: KCSDV Member Program Advocates & Staff Only

Sponsored by:

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

Webinar Description 

This presentation will provide an overview of House Bill 2228 and Kansas Crime Victims Compensation. House Bill 2228 is a new Kansas law focused on improving Kansas’ response to sexual assault.  Participants will learn about these recent legislative changes and the benefits for survivors.  In addition, participants will learn Kansas Crime Victims Compensation eligibility requirements, eligible expenses such as relocation, wage loss, or mental health treatment, the steps taken to process applications, and tips for the application process.  Advanced case scenarios will be presented for attendees to work through together, and ample time will be provided for Q & A from attendees.

House Bill 2228

  • Expands access to medical-forensic services
  • Requires law enforcement agencies to adopt written policy
  • Extends retention of unreported sexual assault kits

Kansas Crime Victims Compensation

  • The purpose and operation of the Crime Victims Compensation Board
  • Offenses that are compensable crimes
  • Requirements that determine a victim’s eligibility to receive benefits
  • Expenses covered by the Crime Victims Compensation Board
  • How victims can receive compensation through application procedures


Kristen A. K. Czugala
Director, Division of Crime Victims Compensation
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt

Robert Jacobs
Executive Officer
Kansas Bureau of Investigations

Date & Time

Thursday, August 25, 2021
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (CST)


Registration Deadline:
Wednesday, August 24, 2022

How to Register:

Click HERE to Register

Approved registrants will receive a Zoom link.


We are committed to creating environments where we see our own and each other’s full humanity and everyone has the ability to thrive and fulfill their full potential in learning environments. Every effort will be made to ensure equitable access at this event.

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form or contact trainingteam@kcsdv.org. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the event.

Training Technical Requirements

Webcam:  A webcam is encouraged for participation from all registrants. If you need assistance with webcam access, please contact trainingteam@kcsdv.org.

  • Zoom Platform: We recommend that you have the most current version of the Zoom client on your computer. If you already have Zoom loaded, please be sure you have updated to the newest version from this page.
  • Chrome: The Connect site works best with the Google Chrome browser. You can use another web browser, but some features may not work as well. You can download the Chrome Browser from this page.


Teresa Gallegos

This grant project is supported by the State General Fund for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault as administered by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication, program, or exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor.

Total Training Hours: 1.5

  •  August 25, 2022
     10:00 am - 11:30 am
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