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NCJ Number: 213619 Find in a Library
Title: Victim Impact: Listen and Learn Videotape Discussion Guide
Author(s): Anne Seymour
Corporate Author: Justice Solutions
United States of America
Date Published: September 2005
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: Justice Solutions
Washington, DC 20001
Sale Source: Justice Solutions
720 Seventh St., N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is a discussion guide for use with a videotape/DVD of the same name, which features vignettes of 14 victims/survivors sharing their victimization experiences.
Abstract: The victims tell how they were victimized; the short-term and long-term impacts of their victimization on themselves, families, and friends; and their suggestions for holding offenders accountable for their crimes. This discussion guide provides questions for individual or group responses based on each victim's experiences and comments. The intent of the discussion questions is to focus on the specific crime's impact on the victim and how the offender should be held accountable. The crimes involved in the vignettes are arson-related homicide, assault, burglary, child sexual abuse (female), child abuse and neglect (male), crime against a person with a disability, domestic violence, drunk driving, gang-related homicide, a hate crime, two vignettes of homicide, rape, and robbery.
Main Term(s): Victimization
Index Term(s): Assault and battery; Burglary; Child abuse; Domestic assault; Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Families of crime victims; Hate Crimes; Homicide Co-Survivors; Homicide victims; Psychological victimization effects; Robbery; Sexual assault victims
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