Course Code: REL-CRVIC-CORR-APPA-V2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/1/2024
Identify and explain 6 common informational needs of crime victims and survivors, and discuss how to provide information to victims.
List up to 8 core rights of crime victims.
Differentiate between the type of information you can and cannot tell crime victims.
Discuss the type of information to include in initial notification to victims of crime and list up to 3 methods community corrections agencies and staff can use to provide appropriate notification to crime victims.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Informational Needs of Crime Victims and Survivors
The Power of Information
Common Informational Needs
Core Rights for Victims of Crime
State Victims’ Rights Amendments
Community Supervision Process
Notice of Sentencing and Supervision Conditions
The Status of their Perpetrator
Providing Information to Victims
Strategies for Providing Information to Victims
Section 3: Sharing Information with Victims
What Information to Share
Information That Typically Can Be Shared
Information Typically Not Shared
Avoid Complacency when Asked for Information
Section 4: Victim Notification
Extend the Offer for Notification
The Option to Opt Out
Victim Notification Methods
A Caution about Notification Methods
Automated Victim Notification
Section 5: Conclusion
Tracy Mullins, M.Ed.
Tracy G. Mullins is the Curriculum Designer for Public Safety at Relias. Tracy has a B.S. in the Administration of Criminal Justice and a Masters of Education in Instructional Technology. Prior to joining Relias Learning in 2017, Tracy worked in various capacities for the American Probation and Parole Association for 22 years. As a Research Associate and Sr. Research Associate, she worked on a variety of federally funded projects focusing on leadership, juvenile justice, victim services, tribal justice, and offender issues. Her responsibilities on these projects include researching justice issues, writing curricula and other publications, and delivering training and technical assistance. From 2010-2016, as Deputy Director of APPA, Tracy managed its grant division, as well oversaw its e-learning initiatives, which included writing and developing online training courses.
Disclosure: Tracy Mullins, M.Ed. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Correctional Officers; in the following settings: Adult Corrections.
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