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Multimedia Program to Improve Criminal Justice System Participation and Reduce Distress Among Physically Injured Crime Victims (Spanish Version)

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Date Published
April 2006
8 pages
This report describes the content and evaluation of a DVD whose goals are to educate physically injured crime victims about the criminal justice system and to help them reduce the emotional distress related to their victimization and their participation in the criminal justice processing of their cases.
This multimedia program offers victims an educational DVD, brochure, and bulletin for use during their hospitalization for crime-related injuries. The program provides victims of violent crime with information about emotional responses to victimization, elements of medical follow-up, physical rehabilitation processes, and the criminal justice system.

Date Published: April 1, 2006