Victims of Crimes (ODE)

Victims of Crimes (ODE)

VICT 1001

It is essential for professionals in the field of victimology to ensure that victims of crime are not further traumatized by the very interventions designed to assist. Students examine the impact of various types of victimization including, cyber crime, homicide, sexual assault, elder abuse, drunk driving, assault, intimate partner violence, human trafficking and fraud. Students explore issues of grief, loss, trauma response and the costs associated with victimization. Through discussion, case studies and role playing, assessment, advocacy, and advanced communication skills are developed.

Credits

3

Course Hours

42

Prerequisites

Post Graduate level VICT 1000 Victimology Theory (ODE) Minimum Grade of 60

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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