Students will learn about the emotional impact of victimization. The focus will be on victims of residential break and enter, children and trauma, victims of crime such as; those sexually assaulted, elders, and victims of hate crimes. There will be a special emphasis on recognizing and preventing vicarious (VT), and secondary victimization. VT is also known as secondary traumatic stress, and can affect family, friends, witnesses, first responders such as paramedics, police and health care professionals.
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