Restitution: Facts that Prosecutors Need to Know: Web Based Training

Start Time/Date: 12:00 AM Thursday, January 20, 2022
End Time/Date: 11:59 AM Wednesday, November 30, 2022
ADDRESS: Web Based Training

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Restitution: Facts that Prosecutors Need to Know 

Course Description

During this training the presenter will: 

  • Introduce the Restitution Statute and Mandatory Restitution recipients;
  • Explain the purpose of Restitution;
  • Identify common Restitution losses;
  • Define Legal vs. Illegal Restitution requests;
  • Introduce PCCD’s Restitution Standard;
  • Address amending Restitution Orders; and 
  • Identify and discuss common Restitution misconceptions. 


Amelia Smulktis 
Restitution Consultant
Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute

This free Web Based Training is available to all members of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association from January 20, 2022 through November 30, 2022. Submit your email address above to register today.

How to Watch

Please refer to your confirmation email for the link to watch this presentation. Please do not wait until the last day to watch the video. Too many people watching the video at one time will slow the video and affect the quality of your viewing experience. Once you have watched the video, please email your completed CLE form to no later than November 30, 2022. The link to the video will be disabled on the morning of December 1, 2022.


This web based training is worth 1 substantive CLE credit. You must watch the entire presentation to receive credit. Partial credit will not be given. To receive credit you must email your completed CLE form to pdaa@pdaa.orgPaper forms sent via mail will no longer be accepted.

A complete CLE form will have the following information:

  1. PA Bar ID #
  2. County/Agency Name
  3. Full Name
  4. Signature (can be electronic)
  5. Date You Watched the Video (If you watched the video over the course of several days, please list the date you finished watching.)
  6. 3 Code Words

Additional Requirements

  • Acceptable electronic CLE forms are either a high-quality PDF scan, a PDF filled out electronically or a high-quality picture with all edges of the form clearly visible.
  • All electronic CLE forms must have the last name of the person requesting CLE credit along with the title of the course in the file name. Abbreviations of the course title are acceptable.
  • All electronic CLE forms must be sent separately with the course title in the subject line. PDFs with multiple forms from different courses will NOT be accepted.
  • All electronic CLE forms must be sent as attachments and are not to be included in the body of the email.

Credit will not be given if the above requirements are not met.

CLE Form Submission Dates

CLE forms will be collected and submitted once per month. Deadlines for CLE forms are as follows:

  • February 25, 2022
  • March 25, 2022
  • April 22, 2022
  • May 20, 2022
  • June 20, 2022
  • July 22, 2022
  • August 26, 2022
  • September 23, 2022
  • October 21, 2022
  • November 30, 2022

If you have a compliance date within the deadlines listed above, please be sure to submit your CLE forms the month PRIOR to your compliance date in order for them to be submitted on time.

Don’t see your credits listed even though you turned in a form? Please call Tamara Heagy at 717-238-5416 before resending your form.

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
2929 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110