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Are You Okay? : A Practical Guide to Helping Young Victims of Crime - Pete Wallis

Are You Okay?

A Practical Guide to Helping Young Victims of Crime


Published: 15th May 2010
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Are You Okay deals with these issues that many adults may face when trying to help a young person in their care in the aftermath of a crime. It provides detailed information on the different types of crime from assault and hate crime to cyberbullying and sexual abuse, and explores how they may affect the young person in different ways.

Acknowledgements. Introduction. Key Concepts: Protective Behaviours and Restorative Approaches. Part 1. 'What happened?' The crimes and their consequences. 1. The crimes. 2. Indirect victimization or 'hidden harm'. 3. Understanding the effects of crime and recognizing the signs. Part 2. 'You are not alone' stepping in to help. 4. Raising the issue and responding well. 5. Assessment, confidentiality and reporting. Part 3. 'What will happen now?' The criminal justice system. 6. A swift navigation through the criminal justice system. 7. Restorative approaches. 8. The overlap between offending and victimization. 9. Next steps. Conclusion. Resources. Index.

ISBN: 9780857002723
ISBN-10: 0857002724
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 15th May 2010
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition Number: 1