CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!
February 18 - 23 (in-person) & June 3-7 (virtual)
From our hearts to yours, a BIG offering of thanks to crime victim service providers, including Roper Academy Alumni Association (RAAA) who continue to bring comfort and calm to the lives of crime victims and their families, as well as kindred support to one another. ~ Wising everyone peace and good health
2024 Winter Session
February 18 - 23
In-person at Bon Secour Conference and Retreat Center
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: Orientation Meeting (virtual)
Fri, Feb 2: 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).
We welcome questions! Please contact Anne at email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING:
hard copies or faxes. Thank you!
ACADEMY FACULTY & STAFF
Dr. Debra L. Stanley
Anne Marie Milun
Dr. Heather L. Pfeifer
Dr. Gabriela Wasileski
Dr. Melvin de la Cruz