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Victim Impact: Listen and Learn Curriculum

NCJ Number
224257
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Annotation
This facilitator manual was developed as part of a standardized victim impact curriculum for corrections, and provides an overview of the Victim Impact Program, the curriculum, and the facilitator’s role in the implementation of the program curriculum.
Abstract
This OVC-funded curriculum is geared toward helping offenders to become aware of the impact that crime has on victims and then to take responsibility and make amends for their actions. The online-only curriculum consists of 13 units, built around 10 core crime topics: property crime, assault, robbery, hate and bias, gang violence, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, drunk and impaired driving, and homicide, plus chapters on implementing the program, the victim experience and making amends to victims. Victims and survivors speak about their experiences in the accompanying video clips.
Date Created: May 8, 2012