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Roper Victim Assistance Academy – 2022 Virtual Summer Academy

June 6 - June 10

June 6th – 10th, 2022

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.

COST

If virtual, the all-inclusive $300 fee covers tuition, online training materials, shipping fees and all other related expenses.  If in person, room and board. 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

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 Litecky

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.

TIMELINE

May 5: Applications Due!  (Extended)                                      (email only, no hard copies accepted)

May 12: Applicants Notified of Acceptance

May 18: Acceptance Package Forms Due – Signed             Confirmation, Scholarship, Payment Forms

May 19 (10:30 AM-12:30PM): Orientation Meeting will be held online MANDATORY

 

 

Details

Start:
June 6
End:
June 10
Website:
https://www.rvaam.us/academy-application.html

Organizer

Roper Victim Assistance Academy
Website:
www.rvaam.us

Venue

Webinar