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CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES

VICTIM ADVOCACY

 

This is a specialty career within criminal justice agencies that assists the victims of crimes instead of targeting the

offender. Victim Advocates work with the victims of crimes assisting them during the investigative and prosecution

stage of a criminal proceeding.  Students interested in this type of career should take:  CCJ-2013:   Introduction to

Victimology as one of their electives.

  

CCJ-2013 INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY

3 Credits
This course is about victims of crime. It provides an introductory level review of the many facets of criminal victimization and the efforts to assist crime victims. The course covers a wide range of topics including trends and interpretations of victimization research, laws, programs, and services, the emotional and social impact of crime, victim rights and restitution and the extent of participation by victims in the criminal justice process

 

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