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NCJ Number: 40020 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: LAY ADVOCATE TRAINING MANUAL - A GUIDE TO ASSIST RAPE VICTIMS
Author(s): L REINSHAGEN; M MEYER; S MOONEY-PROKOP; H AARLI; R STAAT-NIEDEREHE; S NARODKARKIEWICZ D
Editor(s): D KARKIEWICZ
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 67
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A MANUAL COMPILED BY MEMBERS OF THE CHICAGO LEGAL ACTION FOR WOMEN (CLAW) TO TRAIN PERSONS IN ASSISTING RAPE VICTIMS.
Abstract: THE MANUAL DISCUSSES SOCIETY'S VIEWS TOWARD RAPE INCLUDING SEXIST AND RACIST ATTITUDES WHICH MAKE ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION OF RAPE CASES DIFFICULT. TOPICS COVERED ARE THE RAPE LAWS AND FELONY REVIEWS, HOW TO REPORT AN ASSAULT, COURT PROCEDURE, PLEA BARGAINING, AND THE ROLE OF THE LAY ADVOCATE IN ASSISTING A VICTIM. A GLOSSARY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE TERMS AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE INCLUDED. APPENDIXES CONTAIN A DIAGRAM OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS, A CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATIONAL CHART, AND ADDRESSES AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF CHICAGO POLICE STATIONS AND COURTS....TWH
Index Term(s): Attitudes; Illinois; Laws and Statutes; Rape; Sexual assault; Victim services; Victimization; Victims of Crime
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