Division of Federal Employees' Compensation (DFEC)
District Office 11 - 2017 Training Schedule
Sponsored by: U. S. Department of Labor
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)
Kansas City District Office
Training Location for All Classes:
Two Pershing Square Building
2300 Main Street, 10th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108
Hours: 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, unless otherwise specified
I. Basic Workshop for Compensation Specialists
March 22nd through March 23rd
June 21st through June 22nd
October 18th through October 19th
Cost: There is no tuition charge for the course. The instructor will provide instructional material. However, the employing agencies must cover travel expenses and per diem costs for their participants.
Qualifications: This two day basic course workshop is intended for those persons within Federal agencies who process claims filed under the provisions of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act. Experienced personnel from the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs will conduct the workshop. Participants will have ample opportunity to practice the skills that are essential to the training. Workshop procedures will enable the participants to learn intricate facets of compensation law and philosophy.
Objectives: It is anticipated that as a result of the workshop there will be a significant reduction in the time it takes to process a claim and that a closer working relationship will be established between the Kansas City District Office and agency personnel.
Space: Due to the structure of this workshop, limited space is available - approximately 20 people per class. Therefore, it is important that your application be submitted at the earliest possible time with the required supervisory approval. You should email your response; or, if mailing, you should call our office one-week after sending it to ensure that it has been received. The workshop is subject to cancellation if enrollment is not sufficient.
Registration: Click here to download the registration form.
II. Workshop for Supervisors
We conduct a Workshop for Supervisors that is approximately 2 hours in length and provides a general overview of supervisory responsibilities, compensation law, philosophy, benefits and common claim forms.