ACADEMY FACULTY & STAFF
Dr. Debra L. Stanley
Dr. Heather L. Pfeifer
Dr. Gabriela Wasileski
Dr. Mel de la Cruz
Francis Beirut Poblete
NOW BEING ACCEPTED
2021 SUMMER SESSION
Online Until Further Notice
APPLICATIONS DUE MAY 24th!
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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?
Click on the blue text box for 2020 Winter application (above). Instructions
provided on forms.
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING:
hard copies or send faxes. Thank you!
Accepting Applications for Summer
Academy June 7 - 11, 2021
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 email@example.com or contact Anne Litecky at
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.