ACADEMY FACULTY & STAFF

Dr. Debra L. Stanley
Executive Director

dstanley@ubalt.edu


Anne Marie Milun

Program Manager
alitecky@ubalt.edu


Cherie Peay

Program Coordinator

cpeay@ubalt.edu


Nicole Feldhaus
Technician
nfeldhauslitecky@ubalt.edu


Linda Dionne

Program Coordinator 

ldionne@ubalt.edu  


 Debbie Bradley
Certification Coordinator
bradleyd@harfordsheriff.org



Faculty:


Dr. Heather L. Pfeifer

hpfeifer@ubalt.edu


David Thomas

law.thomas.dog@gmail.com


Dr. Gabriela Wasileski

gwasileski@ubalt.edu


Dr. Melvin de la Cruz

mdelacruz@ubalt.edu





Contact Us

410.837.5055


                                                                 

                                                                       2024 Roper Victim Assistance Academy

                                                                                                                                                                                                February 18 - 23 (in-person)  &  June 3-7 (virtual)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 DOWNLOAD  APPLICATION 


 Questions:   contact Anne at alitecky@ubalt.edu or  410.837.5055                     

APPLICATION

                                                                    TIMELINE

 Fri, Feb 2: Applications Due!

  (applications accepted by email only - NO fax or hard copies)
Mon, Feb 5:  Applicants will be Notified of Acceptance
Thurs, Feb 8 (10 AM-12 PM) : Orientation Mandatory Meeting (virtual) 

Thurs, Feb 8:   Acceptance Package Forms Due   (Confirmation, Scholarship and Payment Forms - with signatures!)
Sun, Feb 18 - Fri, Feb 23:  2024 Roper Academy Winter Session Session(in-person)

To start the application process, complete an application (below).  Questions? Please contact Anne at alitecky@ubalt.edu

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APPLICATION

Click on a blue text box below

to download a WORD or PDF

Roper Academy application:​​

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?


Click on the blue text box for Application in Word and PDF (to right). 

Instructions provided on forms. 

Questions? Contact Anne at alitecky@ubalt.edu


COST


The all-inclusive $300 fee covers tuition and training materials. Financial

assistance is available with 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.Payment

and Scholarship Questions, Anne Milun Litecky: alitecky@ubalt.edu

LOCATION


Virtual or In-person at 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. Once completed, please email the application, along with the two recommendations, to:

Roper Victim Assistance Academy
Anne Milun

alitecky@ubalt.edu

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!

CELEBRATING 21 YEARS!


2024 Winter Session

February 18 - 23

In-person at Bon Secour Conference and Retreat Center

(scroll down to download an application)