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Helping crime victims : research, policy, and practice

Author: Albert R Roberts; Arlene Bowers Andrews
Publisher: Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Topics covered include overview of victimology, victim services and witness assistance programs, missing and murdered children in America, crisis intervention with battered women and their children, police-based crisis teams, telephone hotline programs and services for family violence survivors.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, Albert R.
Helping crime victims.
Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1990
(OCoLC)643905908
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert R Roberts; Arlene Bowers Andrews
ISBN: 0803934688 9780803934689 0803934696 9780803934696
OCLC Number: 21682686
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
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Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Jane Nady Burnley --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
PART I: INTRODUCTION: Introduction and overview of victimology and victim services --
PART II: NATIONAL SURVEY OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF 184 VICTIM SERVICE AND WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: Background, functions, and services of victim service and witness assistance programs --
Specialized services for elderly crime victims --
Organizational issues --Victim/witness programs: self-evaluation of strengths, problems, and needed change --Model victim service and witness assistance unit and the family crisis --
PART III: PROGRAMS, RECOVERY SERVICES, AND REMEDIES FOR CRIME VICTIMS: The university and the development of victim services in Orange County, California --
Responding to missing and murdered children in America / Eric Hickey --
A model for crime intervention with battered women and their children / Albert R. Roberts and Beverly Schenkman Roberts --
Crisis and recovery services for family violence survivors / Arlene Bowers Andrews --
Restitution to crime victims as a presumptive requirement in criminal case dispositions / Cathryn Jo Rosen and Alan T. Harland --
Appendix: Directory of respondents to the National Survey of Victim/Witness Assistance Programs.
Responsibility: Albert R. Roberts ; with contributions by Arlene Bowers Andrews [and others].
Local System Bib Number:
u673687
(Sirsi) i9780803934689
(Sirsi) 673687

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Prepared for use by informed citizens, victims' solicitors, social workers, criminal justice administrators, government officials and legislators, Helping Crime Victims offers the reader practical  Read more...
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