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    • A Case Study of the Implementation of Staff Training Aimed at Reducing Rearrest (STARR) 

      Clodfelter, Tammatha; Holcomb, Jefferson; Alexander, Melissa; Marcum, Catherine; Richards, Tara (United States Courts, 2016-06)
      Research on evidence-based correctional practices notes the critical importance of program implementation in assessing program effectiveness. In this article, the authors describe the implementation of a training program ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum: Quarterly Newsletter 

      Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather; Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2013-10)
      The fall season is upon us, and with that comes the hectic time of year for those of you with school-aged children. Every day we grapple with a balancing act between the demands of work and home, both of which take up our ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum: Quarterly Newsletter 

      Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather; Ropers Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2014-01)
      Greetings Alumni! It has been one crazy winter so far, and I for one can only hope Spring shows up soon.I have some pretty exciting news to share - the VSPN is revamping and getting back into the momentum, so please watch ...
    • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum: Quarterly Newsletter 

      Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfiefer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 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 ...
    • An updated assessment of personal protective order statutes in the United States: Have statutes become more progressive in the past decade? 

      Richards, Tara; Tudor, Alison; Gover, Angela (Violence Against Women, 2017-08-21)
      The Personal Protection Order (PPO) is one civil intervention all states provide to victims of domestic violence; however, each state varies widely in who can access PPOs, what protections are included in ...
    • 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 

      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; 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; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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; 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, Hidaya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2017-04)
      One of the most unique features of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland (RVAAM) is that it has a beginning but does not have an end. Rather, it is a cyclical organization and a source of renewable human energy. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rainbow Rulings: Separate but Equal is Unconstitutional 

      Naylor, Lorenda (Public Administration Timesd, 2013)
      In June 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court (USSC) delivered two landmark decisions for the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) community: United States v. Windsor (570 U.S. 2013) and Hollingsworth, et al., v. Kristin ...
    • Increasing Adoption and Reducing the Number of Children in Foster Care in the U.S. and Abroad 

      Naylor, Lorenda (Public Administration Times, 2013)
      November is National Adoption Month. It is a time Americans celebrate adoptive families across the country. According to Barack Obama in his Presidential Proclamation of National Adoption Month, 2013 “[e]very young person ...
    • The Policy Landscape of Sexual Orientation 

      Naylor, Lorenda (Journal of Public Management & Social Policy, 2013)
      This paper examines the intersection of public administration and sexual orientation through a policy process framework that combines the stages model of policymaking and elements of the policy streams metaphor. Within ...
    • The College Crisis: Fiscal Constraints, Increased Demand and President Obama’s Call to Action 

      Naylor, Lorenda (Public Administration Times, 2014)
      The U.S. higher education system is in a state of crisis. It is addressing what is called “the iron triangle,” which includes cost, access and quality. Cost includes rising tuition and proliferating student loan debt. A ...