CRJU 3810 - Victimology

Description

Addresses the physical, emotional, and financial impact of crime victimization; the relationship between victims and offenders; how the criminal justice systems interacts with crime victims; and the policies designed by the government to offer assistance to individuals who are victimized by crime. Raises awareness and promotes critical thinking and problem solving about the most effective strategies for interaction with crime victims, the measurement of crime victimization, and victim trends.


Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a sound general knowledge of the criminological sciences as applied to the area of victimology.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to identify and understand how some victims contribute to their own victimization.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to identify, understand, and articulate what victims of various types of crimes endure‰лгparticularly how various victims of the same types of crimes cope with their victimization differently.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to identify, understand, and articulate the treatment of victims of various types of crimes by the Criminal Justice system.
  • Module 1: Introduction to Victimology
  • Module 2: Consequences of Victimization
  • Module 3: Victims’ Rights & CJ
  • Module 4: Stalking, PTSD, and Caring for Victims
  • Module 5: Victims’ Compensation & Justice
  • Module 6: Reduction & Prevention
  • Module 7: Vulnerable Populations
  • Module 8: Final Assignments
3

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


Prerequisites

  • CRJU 1100

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