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SVAA Resource Library

 

Welcome to the temporary SVAA Resource Library. While the full library is under construction, below are the documents referenced in the The Complete Guide to Establishing and Operating a Victim Assistance Academy. Check back for the full library after our new website has launched!

 

Evaluation

6 Month Follow up for Supervisors

Originally submitted or published by: Oregon

This evaluation asks open-ended questions for supervisors to evaluate student growth.

 

 

12 Month Follow up for Supervisors

Originally submitted or published by: Oregon

This one year follow up survey asks supervisors to consider the impact that attending the academy has had on their employees.

 

Faculty Development

Criteria for Academy Faculty

Originally submitted or published by: Oregon

This list of the criteria is used when selecting faculty and is meant to be used with the "Faculty Evaluation Form".  It can help establish a clear list of requirements for faculty selection.

 

 

Faculty Agreement

Originally submitted or published by: New Jersey

This faculty agreement provides a clear and detailed description of instructor requirements, responsibilities, timelines, and payment.

 

 

Faculty Contract

Originally submitted or published by: Nebraska

This contract between the SVAA and faculty member clearly outlines the expectations and responsibilities of each party.

 

 

Faculty Evaluation Form

Originally submitted or published by: Oregon

This template accompanies the "Criteria for Academy Faculty" document and is used to rank potential faculty in the selection process.

 

 

Faculty Recruitment Letter

Originally submitted or published by: Oregon

This letter invites potential faculty to apply and includes a faculty interest form to be filled out and returned by applicants.

 

 

Instructor Commitment Contract

Originally submitted or published by: Nebraska

This contract outlines the responsibilities of faculty and speakers leading up to and during the academy.

 

Financial Planning and Sustainability

Sample Budget Template

Originally submitted or published by: Iowa

This budget shows examples of expenses to consider when planning an academy and can be used as a template.

 

Mentoring

Mentoring Group Facilitation Guide

Originally submitted or published by: Arkansas

These tips for mentoring group facilitators include ideas for introductions, purpose of groups, recommendations for process, core values for daily discussion, and suggested questions.

 

 

Thoughts and Ideas on Mentoring

Originally submitted or published by: SVAA Resource Center

This document looks closer at the concept of mentoring and provides definitions and quotes to reflect on as you design a mentorship program.

 

Operations

Academy Administrative Assistant Job Description

Originally submitted or published by: Massachusetts

This brief job description describes the role of an SVAA Program Assistant.  

 

 

Academy Intern Job Description

Originally submitted or published by: Massachusetts

This job description lists the duties and requirements for a SVAA Intern.

 

Idaho Steering Committee MOU

Originally submitted or published by: Idaho

This MOU provides a detailed description of each organization represented, expectations, and contributions to the SVAA.

 

 

Iowa Academy Director Job Description

Originally submitted or published by: Iowa

This job description for the SVAA Director position outlines specific job skill, duties, and compensation.

 

 

Letter of Support for Grant Funding

Originally submitted or published by: Iowa

This letter is also a memorandum of understanding in support of federal funding and outlines contributions to SVAA planning and operations.

 

 

Massachusetts Academy Director Job Description

Originally submitted or published by: Massachusetts

This job posting is a narrative description of the job duties for the SVAA Director.

 

 

Montana Steering Committee MOU

Originally submitted or published by: Montana

This MOU template for steering committee members/SVAA partners details the SVAA initiative and the roles and responsibilities of partners.

 

 

Nebraska Mission Statement

Originally submitted or published by: Nebraska

This mission statement is inclusive of the mission, vision, purpose, and goals of the academy.

 

Student Selection and Application

Sample Memorial Scholarship Application

Originally submitted or published by: SVAA Resource Center

This application template asks potential scholarship recipients to submit a written narrative describing their current position, scope of work, and financial need. The template was designed for online submission.

  

Training Needs Assessment

Oregon Needs Assessment

Originally submitted or published by: Oregon

This survey was sent to service providers as a part of the needs assessment. Participants are asked about their expectations of a training and what kind of training they are most likely to attend.

 

 

Texas Needs Assessment

Originally submitted or published by: Texas

This document provides extensive needs assessment questions and is in the form of screenshots.