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Description - Helping Crime Victims by Albert R. Roberts

This volume focuses on the immediate and short term psychosocial needs of crime victims and on specific services and treatment programmes developed to meet their requirements. It discusses victim compensation, family violence intervention programmes and victim-witness assistance programmes. The text then reports on the first systematic study of the organizational structure and functions of 184 victim service and witness assistance programmes. The book concludes by examining programmes designed to improve service delivery and lessen the trauma experienced by victims of violent crimes, including rape, domestic violence and robbery.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803934696
ISBN-10: 0803934696
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1990
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Albert R. Roberts

D.S.W. from U. of Maryland. Chairman of Administration of Justice Department. Author or co-author of ten books, many in second or third editions, among them: Moraskin/Roberts: Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century 2ND (PH, 1998, 444 pp. $55.00), Roberts: Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research 2/e (O.U.P., 2000), Roberts ed. Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Services 2/e (Wadsworth, 1998, 300 pp. $45.95) He has also published two other books with Sage: * Crisis Intervention and Time-Limited Cognitive Treatment - pub'd.1/95, sales to date of 2,585/$61,662 (2,290 paper/$50,497) * Helping Crime Victims: Research, Policy and Practice - pub'd 6/90, sales to date of 3,031/$57,325 (2,425 paper/$40,943)

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