Helping Crime Victims: Research, Policy, and Practice / Edition 1

Helping Crime Victims: Research, Policy, and Practice / Edition 1

by Albert R. Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803934696

ISBN-13: 9780803934696

Pub. Date: 04/01/1990

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Prepared for use by informed citizens, victims' solicitors, social workers, criminal justice administrators, government officials and legislators, Helping Crime Victims offers the reader practical ideas and realistic strategies in the form of procedural guides and workable programme components and services that seem effective in meeting the needs of crime victims.

Overview

Prepared for use by informed citizens, victims' solicitors, social workers, criminal justice administrators, government officials and legislators, Helping Crime Victims offers the reader practical ideas and realistic strategies in the form of procedural guides and workable programme components and services that seem effective in meeting the needs of crime victims.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803934696
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Introduction and Overview of Victimology and Victim Services
PART TWO: NATIONAL SURVEY OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF 184 VICTIM SERVICE AND WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
Background Functions and Services of Victim Service and Witness Assistance Programs
Specialized Services for Elderly Crime Victims
Organizational Issues
Victim
Witness Programs
Self-Evaluation of the Strengths, Problems, and Needed Changes
Model Victim Service and Witness Assistance Programs
PART THREE: PROGRAMS, RECOVERY SERVICES, AND REMEDIES FOR CRIME VICTIMS
The University and the Development of Victim Services in Orange County, California - Arnold Binder and Harriet Bemus
Responding to Missing and Murdered Children in America - Eric Hickey
A Model for Crisis Intervention with Battered Women and Their Children - Albert R Roberts and Beverly Schenkman Roberts
Crisis and Recovery Services for Family Violence Survivors - Arlene Bowers Andrews
Restitution to Crime Victims as a Presumptive Requirement in Criminal Case Dispositions - Cathryn Jo Rosen and Alan T Harland

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