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Title: ANTI-VICTIMIZATION PROJECT RESOURCE GUIDE FOR MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CITIZENS
Corporate Author: Pittsburgh Neighborhood Alliance
United States of America
Project Director: L REICHER
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 55
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Pittsburgh Neighborhood Alliance
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
US Dept of Justice
Grant Number: 78-CA-AX-0042; 79-CA-AX-0030
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DEVELOPED BY THE ANTI-VICTIMIZATION PROJECT STAFF OF THE PITTSBURGH NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIANCE, THE RESOURCE GUIDE OFFERS A CURRICULUM MAKING HANDICAPPED CITIZENS LESS VULNERABLE TO VICTIMIZATION.
Abstract: THE PRESENTATION OF THE CURRICULUM IS DIVIDED INTO FIVE PARTS: (1) OBJECTIVES (MATERIAL TAUGHT AND MEASUREMENTS FOR THE STUDENTS' MASTERY OF MATERIALS), (2) PRESENTER (SUGGESTIONS FOR WHAT THE PERSON PRESENTING THE INFORMATION CAN SAY TO ELICIT RESPONSES FROM THE PARTICIPANTS), (3) CONCEPTS (INFORMATION THE STUDENTS NEED TO BE SAFER IN THE COMMUNITY), (4) ACTIVITIES (EXERCISES AND CLASS ROOM ACTIVITIES), (5) NOTES (ADAPTIONS OF MATERIAL FOR PARTICULAR DISABILITIES). THE CURRICULUM COVERS COMMUNITY AWARENESS (I.E., ALERTNESS); DEALING WITH STRANGERS; SHOPPING, MONEY, WALLETS, PURSES; CON GAMES; HOME AND APARTMENT SECURITY; SEXUAL AWARENESS; AND REPORTING A CRIME AND GIVING A DESCRIPTION. THE RESOURCE GUIDE ALSO INCUDES A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SIMPLE LEGAL DEFINITIONS, AND A LIST OF ADDRESSES OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES WORKING IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PITTSBURGH ANTI-VICTIMIZATION PROJECT FOR HANDICAPPED CITIZENS.
Index Term(s): Citizen crime precautions; Community crime prevention programs; Curriculum; Education; Persons with cognitive disabilities; Persons with physical disabilities; Victim services
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