DOJ's Victims and Family Assistance -- Timely information to terrorism victims and families about emergency assistance, legal rights, services, updates, response, and resources for coping with the emotional trauma.
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Victimization: Theory, Research and Policy by Pamela Davies, Peter Francis, Victor Jupp -- Provides a critical review of the study of victims and victimization, particularly in theory, research, policy, and practice. The causes; its nature, extent, and impact; methods of research; issues of class, age, race, gender, and community; the policy context; mechanisms for tackling victimization; and the comparative context. Each contributor explores historical and contemporary debates and developments surrounding particular aspects of the victimological enterprise, and outlines their agenda for the futures of the discipline.
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Guidelines for Treatment of Victims of Crime (Best Practice Series) by Commonwealth Secretariat
Stay Alive! Survival Tactics for Hostages: Survival Tactics for Hostages
by Robert K. Spear
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002: A Practical Guide
Crisis Intervention: Contemporary Issues for On-Site Interveners
by James E. Hendricks, Jerome B. McKean, Cindy Gillespie Hendricks, Stuart J. Woods
This manual has been written for crisis interveners and frontline workers in criminal justice and social services who come into contact with people who believe that their lives are falling apart. The book primarily focuses on criminal justice agents, especially police. Deals extensively with the special considerations involved in intervening in nonsecure field settings. Step-by-step procedures, examples, and role plays teach how to intervene in crises involving victims of crime, intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, elder maltreatment, suicide, and school violence. The intervener is provided with information on self assessment and coping with the stresses of frontline work. A statement of objectives at the beginning of each chapter, a summary at the end of each chapter, a set of learning activities for each chapter, and appendices which include useful WWW sites, guidelines and scenarios for role plays, and a sample course outline for instructors.