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    • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

      Bradley, Debbie; Hamilton, Hadiya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-10)
      Shame on Maryland!! Why do we continue to impose a statute of limitations on child sexual abuse? ! There is no doubt in anyone's mind that child sexual abuse and molestation is abhorrent and an embarrassment to our ...
    • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

      Bradley, Debbie; Hamilton, Hadiya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-04)
      Broadening the Definition of Advocacy! RVAAM and VSPN! According to the FBI’s 2014 Crime Clock, there was a murder every 36.9 minutes, a rape every 4.5 minutes, and robbery every 1.6 minutes. Without a doubt, crime in ...
    • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

      Bradley, Debbie; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2015-10)
      Sometimes we may not understand why a victim focuses on a particular thing or issue when we believe there are more pressing matters to address. But being sensitive to all the needs of a victim is paramount if we want ...
    • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

      Bradley, Debbie; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-01)
      Assisting Victims of Burglary, Robbery, and Armed Robbery! Victims’ Rights for Justice and Restitution! Whether a person has been the victim of a burglary or a robbery, the rights of that victim have been violated in ...
    • Hogan's 'Tax' on State Workers 

      Gibson, Stephanie B.; Pfeifer, Heather (The Baltimore Sun, 2015-02-19)
      Although Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on no new taxes and, in fact, wants to roll back some of the taxes he thinks were unfairly instituted, his budget proposal actually levies a specific (and punitive) tax, through a ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter 

      Bradley, Debbie; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy, 2014-10)
      Can you believe summer is already a thing of the past! It was such a cool summer, it kind of felt like we were dealing with fall already. But I do so love the fall colors, opening up my windows and smelling the autumn air! ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter 

      Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy, 2014-07)
      Hello Alumni!! It is with great pleasure that I welcome yet another class into our ever growing circle! This year’s Academy class had such a wonderful week - so much learned and so many great friendships formed. I just ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter 

      Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy, 2014-04)
      Happy Spring Alumni!! After the long winter we have all endured this year, I’m sure you all are just as excited as I am to see the trees beginning to bloom, the flowers beginning to poke up through the earth, and to feel ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter April 2015 

      Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2015-04)
      Spring has finally arrived! It has been such a cold, cloudy winter, the sights and sounds of spring sure are a welcome sight!! Another welcome sight on my calendar is the Academy! Can you believe it is time to start ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum: Quarterly Newsletter 

      Bradley, Debbie; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2015-01)
      Happy New Year Alumni!!Well it is the beginning of yet another year - where did the time go? 2014 seemed to zip by! I can remember years ago when I was just a child, my mother used to say, “Don’t rush your life away, it ...