2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2021  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog

AJS 226 - Victimology and Crises Intervention


Description: The study of victims of crime, including reasons that some individuals are victimized and the legal protections afforded to victims. Includes crisis interventions by the criminal justice system to assist victims and their families.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. The study of victims of crime 
  2. Reasons some individuals are victimized 
  3. Legal protections afforded to victims of crime 
  4. Crisis interventions by the criminal justice system 
  5. Counseling and community services for victims of crime and their families 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define Victimology. (1) 
  2. Explain why some individuals are victimized. (2) 
  3. Analyze the legal protections afforded to victims of crime. (3) 
  4. Identify and describe various crisis interventions by the criminal justice system following crimes such as murder, sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. (4) 
  5. Discuss the role of counseling and community services for victims of crime and their families. (5)