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Child Identity Theft: Repairing the Damage

Tue April 21, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT


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About This Webinar:

A child’s Social Security number can be used by identity thieves to apply for government benefits, open bank and credit card accounts, apply for a loan or utility service, or rent a place to live.

Presenter Axton Betz-Hamilton speaks from her professional experience as a child identity theft researcher and from her personal experience as a victim. The webinar focus is on repairing the damage of child identity theft.


Dr. Axton Betz-Hamilton is an Assistant Professor at South Dakota State University. Dr. Betz-Hamilton’s previous work experience includes faculty appointments at Eastern Illinois University, University of Wyoming, and Iowa Central Community College. She has experience as a financial counselor, serving military members and their families. She is the author of “The Less People Know About Us,” a memoir based on her personal experience as a victim of child identity theft.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Click the button below for CE credit
You will be prompted to complete an evaluation after which a link will be provided.

Continuing Education

This webinar is approved for:

  • 1.5 CEUs for AFC-credentialed participants through AFCPE.
  • 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC)
  • 1.5 Continuing Education credits for Certified Family Life  Educators (CFLEs) from NCFR.

Event Materials

Post-Test for Financial Professionals CEUs

Certificate of Completion for CFLEs

Certificate of Attendance (not eligible for CEUs)

Webinar Flyer (PDF)

COVID-19 and Military Service Member Finances (PDF)

Webinar Slides: Child Identity Theft (PDF)

Online Resource List for Child Identity Theft

12 Replies to “Child Identity Theft: Repairing the Damage”

  1. Hi Glenda –
    Please click on the Continuing Education button above to complete the evaluation. After which you’ll see a link directing you to a certificate of completion.
    Thank you,

  2. So sorry you had difficulties! If you weren’t able to participate live watch this site for the recording to post here shortly after the live webinar.

  3. Hi Glenda –
    Please click on the purple continuing education button above and complete the evaluation to be directed to a link for your certificate of completion.
    Thank you,

  4. Hi Constance –
    Here is the message from the end of the evaluation:
    Thank you for your feedback. If you have any questions about the webinar evaluation survey, please contact Dr. Brigitte Scott: brigit2@vt.edu

    Financial Professionals: This webinar is approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Credits for Accredited Financial Counselors (AFC) via AFCPE and Certified Personal Finance Counselors via FinCert.
    If you are interested in receiving continuing education credits for your participation in this webinar, please click here: https://vce.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8tYP6Lj3jKDxv6d

    Certified Family Life Educators:
    This webinar is also approved for 1.5 CE credits for Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE) from NCFR.
    If you are interested in receiving a Certificate of Completion for this webinar, please click here:

    If you are interested in receiving a Certificate of Completion that cannot be exchanged for CE credits, please click here: https://vce.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5BwFXTlDuf0fqV7

    If you have any questions about the CE credit or Certificate of Completion processes, please contact: mollyh2@extension.org

  5. How do I get the ceu’s? I took the survey but there was no link at the bottom of the survey. i have received ceu’s before with no trouble.

  6. Thank you for the question Monica. We have been given permission by the OSD Office of Military Community and Family Policy to continue to offer our webinars via Zoom so we will not be switching back to milconnect. Please feel free to email me at baughman@vt.edu with any questions.

  7. Since government computers are not authorized to use Zoom or YouTube Live and I am working internationally, will you be offering future trainings through milconnect like you used to?

  8. Hi Marina –
    This webinar is not approved for NASW credits. It is only approved for AFCs, CFPCs, and CFLEs.
    Thank you,

  9. Could you please specify NASW CEUs credit on my certificate of attendance instead of CEUs for AFCPE, CPFC, and CFLEs?

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