JS110_3Crisis

JS110_3Crisis - Dealing with Victims of Violent Crimes Part...

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    Dealing with Victims of Violent  Crimes Part 1: Stranger Assault & Rape
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                      Recovery Cycle During Incident: After Release or Escape Prolonged state of shock Anger Philosophical phase Laying-to-rest phase 
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    Symptoms of Post-Traumatic  Stress Disorder:  PTSD Easily startled Hyper-vigilance Emotional  numbness Diffuse anxiety Inability to  concentrate Flashbacks  Re-enactment of  traumadisturbances Withdrawal Anger/Rage
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    How Crisis Intervener Can  Help: Create a safe, nurturing  atmosphere Do not attack or undo  victim’s defenses Give victim maximum  control Support the victim to  medical reports) details of crime as  victim can tolerate Give info to victim’s  family about trauma  reactions Counter-act  tendency to blame  victim
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  Secondary Victimization               or Revictimization   Attitudes, behaviors and procedures by  the police, medical examiners, courts  (especially DA and Defending attorney) 
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JS110_3Crisis - Dealing with Victims of Violent Crimes Part...

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