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Helping Crime Victims
Research, Policy, and Practice



May 1990 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Prepared for use by informed citizens, victims' solicitors, social workers, criminal justice administrators, government officials and legislators, Helping Crime Victims offers the reader practical ideas and realistic strategies in the form of procedural guides and workable programme components and services that seem effective in meeting the needs of crime victims.
 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
 
Introduction and Overview of Victimology and Victim Services
 
PART TWO: 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 the Strengths, Problems, and Needed Changes  
 
Model Victim Service and Witness Assistance Programs
 
PART THREE: PROGRAMS, RECOVERY SERVICES, AND REMEDIES FOR CRIME VICTIMS
Arnold Binder and Harriet Bemus
The University and the Development of Victim Services in Orange County, California
Eric Hickey
Responding to Missing and Murdered Children in America
Albert R Roberts and Beverly Schenkman Roberts
A Model for Crisis Intervention with Battered Women and Their Children
Arlene Bowers Andrews
Crisis and Recovery Services for Family Violence Survivors
Cathryn Jo Rosen and Alan T Harland
Restitution to Crime Victims as a Presumptive Requirement in Criminal Case Dispositions

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