ACADEMY FACULTY & STAFF

Dr. Debra L. Stanley
Executive Director

dstanley@ubalt.edu


Anne Milun Litecky

Program Manager
alitecky@ubalt.edu


Cherie Peay

Program Coordinator

cpeay@ubalt.edu 


Faculty:

Dr. Heather L. Pfeifer

hpfeifer@ubalt.edu


Dave Thomas

t​homas@theiacp.org  


Dr. Gabriela Wasileski

gwasileski@ubalt.edu 


Dr. Mel de la Cruz

mdelacruz@ubalt.edu


Debbie Bradley

Certification Coordinator

bradleyd@harfordsheriff.org 


Francis Beirut Poblete

Technician

francisbeirut.poblete@ubalt.edu


Contact Us

410.837.5055


APPLICATIONS

for

2022 WINTER SESSION

(see below)


TIMELINE

January 14: Applications Due!

January 19: Applicants Notified of Acceptance

January 20 (11:30 AM-2:00 PM): Orientation Meeting (mandatory)

February 13: Check In

February 14-18: 2022 Winter Academy Session



APPLICATION

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WHO SHOULD APPLY?


Individuals from victim services agencies and  other
organizations

that serve crime victims. This includes paid staff and volunteers

from a variety of community-based and system-based programs

and other allied professionals such as law enforcement and

corrections. Ideally, candidates will have a minimum of two years

in the field of victim assistance.

HOW TO APPLY?


Coming soon! Click on the blue text box for 2020 Winter application (above).  Instructions provided on forms.


COST


If online, the all-inclusive $300 fee covers tuition, online training materials, shipping fees and all other related expenses.  Financial assistance is available through a limited number of scholarships through the Academy, and may be covered by VOCA funds from the participant’s agency of employment.  Additionally, the U.S. Office for Victims of Crime offers scholarships for professional development.

LOCATION


Online or Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center, 1525 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, Maryland. For more about the site, go to rccbonsecours.com


SAMPLE TOPICS COVERED


Victims Rights & Laws, Restitution, Family Violence, Workplace Violence, Collaboration & Network Building, Vicarious Trauma and Self-Help, Certification and Professional Development.

In order to be eligible for selection, a candidate must submit one (1) typed application and two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must be from your supervisor/program coordinator. An application form can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. The blank application form itself may be photocopied and shared, but once typed and completed, please mail it, along with the two recommendations, to:

Roper Victim Assistance Academy
Debra L. Stanley, Ph.D.
Executive Director
School of Criminal Justice
University of Baltimore
1420 North Charles Street, Room LAP 518
Baltimore, MD 21201


Up to 35 participants from among all those who apply will be selected to attend the upcoming Academy. To create the optimal learning environment, the Academy’s Selection Review Board will strive to construct a class of participants which reflects a balance in cultural, programmatic, professional, and geographic diversity.



Art Therapy   (Class of 2019)


SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO: alitecky@ubalt.edu


   WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING:

       hard copies or faxes.                                            Thank you!

         2022 WINTER ACADEMY                        

FEBRUARY 14 - 18                               


I n response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all staff are available remotely via telephone and      

                                 email. During the University System and State closures, we are NOT accepting hard copy or faxed       

applications at this time.   Email applications to alitecky@ubalt.edu or      

contact Anne Milun Litecky at  410.837.5055      


     We so much appreciate and offer thanks to our crime victim service providers who                 

  continue to bring comfort and calm to the lives of crime victims and their families,          

  as well as support to one another in the field. Together we will get through this.               

                                   ~ Wishing everyone peace and good health.