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Brian BaumCJT 215September 9, 2021Sexual Assault Victims - Part 2
The public health model is well-known in disciplines such as health, education, andsocial welfare. It is an epidemiological model that uses risk indicators to try to prevent oralleviate a disease or societal issue.Risk factors in public health can be both individual and interpersonal. I will focus on theformer, as interpersonal risk variables are more controlled by states. There are three types of riskindicators for sexual assault victims: biological/physical, individual/social, and structural.Public health refers to a broad range of measures designed to improve community health.That means reducing or eliminating dangers before they become problems, and repairing harmcaused by threats after they become problems. The concentration of risk variables simplifiesintervention. The more sensitive the problem analysis, the easier it is to detect early.Layers within society may include: - lack of awareness - lack of resources It's a rape-lite justicesystem. These layers can be summarized as follows: Lack of awareness: people may be unawarethat rape occurs in their areas. Like when a friend barged into your place late at night andattacked you. The assault may not have been the start of a terrifying or humiliating pattern. "I

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