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Annual CVSO Training:
July 9, 10, and 11 2018 at the Atterbury Conference Center.
Sign in will begin at 9:00 and we will start training at 10:00. A catered lunch is being planned for the first day.
Click HERE for the Meeting Letter to provide for your County Officials
Indiana Fiduciary Field Examiners by County List Click HERE
Below are the slide presentations from the June 2017 training session.
Fully Developed Claim
Gulf War Compensation
Serving the Women Veteran Community
Traumatic Brain Injury
IDVA State Benefit Presentation
VARO Director Briefing
VARO Fiduciary Briefing
VARO Veteran Service Center Briefing
Handouts and other useful information
Camp Lejeune Water Presumtive Questions
Debt Collection Waiver Questionnaire
Denial/Notice of Disagreement Intake Form
Dependency Indemnity Compensation Intake Form
Agent Orange Exposure Questionnaire
Ionizing Radiation Exposure Questionnaire
Gulf War Presumtive Illnesses
Pension Intake Form
Service Connected Compensation Questionnaire
When to order an exam for hearing loss
NEW SERVICE OFFICER TRAINING & ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
If you are a new service officer you may contact your District Service Officer (DSO) to set up a time to meet and begin your training. If you do not yet know who your DSO is please contact Tim or Phil at the IDVA main office at 317-232-3910. One of the first things you will need to do is self enroll and begin T.R.I.P Training. Your District Service Officer will assist you as you progress through this training as needed and assist you in applying for Service Organization Accreditation after you complete and pass the final examination.
T.R.I.P. Training is required for accreditation and should be taken by all CVSOs annually.
You can self register for Training Responsibility in Preparation of Claims (T.R.I.P) Training by clicking HERE
You can also use the same link to log on to continue the training once you have registered.
- You must complete all the modules and pass with a score of 80% or greater
- You have three attempts to pass the final comprehensive assessment.
- After the third attempt you will need to be unlocked to retake the assessment
To print the certificate of completion, go to completed courses and there is a button for the certificate on the Final Assessment lesson.
The system will generate the certificate and you will then click on the link and download it to your computer. Once it is downloaded, you can open the file and print it.
Contacts and other information in the accreditation process are below.
For complete details on what your need to submit for accreditation visit the NACVSO web site at www.nacvso.org, log in, and click on NSD & Accreditation link listed under Site Content.
The National Service Director (NSD) has resigned to take a job with the USDVA. The NACVSO President and 1st Vice are currently searching for a new National Service Director to fill this position.
Until this position is filled please send NACVSO Accreditation applications, CEU forms, and Cross Accreditation applications to;
Quick Reference Sheet for State Benefits Application instructions with Links to the Indiana Code click HERE
VET APPEALS EXPERIENCE Presentation
CVSOs please inform applicants applying for Tuition and Fee Exemption to apply on line using Scholar Track. Students can create an account and an apply at https://scholartrack.che.in.gov after November 1, 2017 IDVA will no longer accept paper applications. Applicants must upload proof of relationship to the veteran (birth Certificate OR adoption paperwork). If available, also upload the DIscharge DD214 AND the award of service connected disability rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If these documents are not available, IDVA will request this information from the VA Regional Office in Indianapolis. Please note the VA does not always list each period of active duty service and this request may take a week or more to process.
Survivor Benefit Plan Presentation click HERE to View
Download the Geographic Distribution of Expenditure Reports Below
CVSO Instructions for D2D claims through American Legion POA
The American Legion is the only VSO currently processing D2D claims through VetraSpec.
ANNUAL CVSO TRAINING SLIDES June 2015
- Reimbursement for accreditation training and computer/software/VetraSpec user account
- Grant Application for reimbursement of CVSO training expenses ($500 Maximum)
- Grant Application for reimbursement of CVSO Computer, software, or claims management user account ($1200 Maximum)
Handy Information and Links
Latest version of VA Form 526EZ
- NATIONAL ARCHIVES WEB PAGE FOR VSOs
OEF OIF Honor Roll
IDVA Fax number: 317-232-7721