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  NCJ Number: NCJ 223072  Add to Shoppping Cart  
  Title: Victim Impact: Listen and Learn
  Document URL: HTML (Clip Transcript) HTML (Electronic Only Curriculum) 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Video/Action
United States of America
  Date Published: 2008
  Page Count: 0
  Series: OVC Videos
  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): Victim services ; Sexual assault victims ; Domestic assault ; Victim/Witness Advocates ; Victim reactions to crime ; Victim services training ; Homicide victims ; Burglary victims ; Child victims ; Male rape victims ; Property crime victims ; Victim reactions to the Criminal Justice System ; Victims of violence ; Male sexual abuse victims ; Male victims ; Coping (victims of crime)
  Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  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
  Type: Instructional Material
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  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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