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NCJ Number: 223072 Find in a Library
Title: Victim Impact: Listen and Learn
Series: OVC Videos
Corporate Author: Video/Action
United States of America
Date Published: 2008
Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
OVC Resource Ctr
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Video/Action
Washington, DC 20007
Grant Number: OJP-2001-164-BF/03
Contract Number: GS-23F-0094K
Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|HTML (Electronic Only Curriculum)|Video (Online Videos)|Video (Download Videos)
Agency Summary: https://www.ovc.gov/library/videoclips.html#victimimpact 
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Video (DVD)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: In this video, 14 victims of violent crime describe the events in which they or a loved one were victimized and how the crime and its aftermath impacted them physically, emotionally, and materially.
Abstract: The crimes involved were an arson-related homicide in which a woman’s son was killed; assault with a metal baseball bat by a stranger who mistook the victim for someone else; a home burglary; two cases of adults physically and sexually assaulted in childhood by family members or friends of the family; physical and emotional abuse of a disabled young woman by a live-in boyfriend; victims of a drunk-driving car accident; a gang-related murder; assault classified as a racially based hate crime; two other homicide cases; robbery and rape by a stranger; and assault and robbery. Victims explain how their victimization had long-term implications for their lives, particularly in terms of their emotional and mental outlook. The video is intended for use with the curricula entitled “Impact of Crime on Victims,” which is used with offenders in institutional and community-based settings in order to bring an awareness to offenders of how their criminal and delinquent behaviors harm their victims. The video can also be an effective training resource for victim service providers and allied professionals in order to increase their appreciation of the physical, emotional, financial, and psychological impacts of crime on its victims.
Main Term(s): Victim attitudes
Index Term(s): Burglary victims; Child victims; Coping; Domestic assault; Homicide victims; Male rape victims; Male sexual abuse victims; Male survivors; Property crime victims; Sexual assault victims; Victim reactions to crime; Victim reactions to the Criminal Justice System; Victim services; Victim services training; Victim/Witness Advocates; Victims of violent crime
Note: DVD 57 minutes, closed and open captioned. See NCJ 224257 "Victim Impact: Listen and Learn Curriculum" for additional resources and materials.
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