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Title: Crime Victims and Corrections: Setting the Agenda for the 1990's, Volume I
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 600
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20036
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 90-DD-CX-K030
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
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Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The material in this training and technical assistance notebook are designed to help corrections personnel and victims' services workers create or enhance services for crime victims in adult and juvenile corrections and parole agencies. The notebook was used at a conference sponsored by the National Victim Center, the National Organization for Victim Assistance, American Correctional Association Victims Committee, California Department of Corrections, and California Youth Authority.
Abstract: The notebook contains guidelines, standards, brochures, legislation, agency procedures, sample forms, and training curricula. The first volume of the notebook covers eight major topic areas including corrections-based victim service programs; victim and witness notification programs; guidelines for correctional agencies to protect victims from intimidation, harassment, or harm; and developing a public awareness brochure about victim services in corrections and parole. Other subject areas include guidelines for victim services in the parole process, victim impact statements, guidelines for separate waiting areas, and restitution. Chapter references
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Correctional Personnel Training; Victim program implementation; Victim Services Notification
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