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LSTD350 - Victim Advocacy

 

This course prepares students to provide assistance to crime victims. What a victim advocate is and their rights and responsibilities will be discussed. Students will learn how to navigate through the Criminal Justice System to include both the civil and criminal litigation process, as well as understanding the steps to help victims towards a successful recovery. The course prepares the student to work in victim advocacy arenas such as crisis hot-lines, domestic violence shelters, etc. Course topics include legal terminology, legal process, legislation regarding victims-rights, effects of victimization, victim advocate skills, and crisis intervention.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: Bluebook: Uniform System of Citation, 20th ed. - available online through the APUS Online Library: http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=https://www.legalbluebook.com
ISBN: 9780692400197
Publication Info: Harvard, Columbia Law Review
Author: Harvard, Columbia Law Review
Unit Cost: $41.30
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Book Title: Various resources from the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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