Victimology And Victim Services

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Everyone wants to live life free and unafraid and nobody desires to be a victim of abuse or assault. There are a lot of ways that you can prevent or address this and this is what is tested.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most recent NCVS data show that the _________ group experiences aggravated assault, simple assault, rapes and sexual assaults, and other violent crimes at rates higher than those recorded for the other groups.
    • A. 

      American Indian

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Hispanic

    • D. 

      Asian

  • 2. 
    A victim’s right to speak out during bail hearings, sentencing hearings and parole hearings is called:
    • A. 

      Notification

    • B. 

      Allocution

    • C. 

      Compensation

    • D. 

      Enunciation

  • 3. 
    With regard to death notifications, forensic psychologists would least likely be involved in:
    • A. 

      Delivering the notification

    • B. 

      Training police officers who will deliver the notification

    • C. 

      Providing supportive counseling to those who deliver the notification

    • D. 

      Providing supportive counseling to police officers

  • 4. 
    Batterers who are emotionally volatile and psychologically disturbed are classified by Holtzworth-Munroe and Stuart (1994) as:
    • A. 

      Family only

    • B. 

      Gender-specific

    • C. 

      Dysphoric/borderline

    • D. 

      Generally violent/antisocial

  • 5. 
    Some experts find that one of the major problems of the battered woman syndrome is that the label :
    • A. 

      Leads the public, lawmakers, and the courts to perceive all battered women as helpless, passive, or psychologically impaired

    • B. 

      Does not really portray the level of depression that all battered women experience

    • C. 

      Is a sociological one and really not a psychological one

    • D. 

      Fails to draw enough public attention to have something done about the widespread domestic violence in the country

  • 6. 
    The general term of killing a child up to 2 years of age is:  
    • A. 

      Infanticide

    • B. 

      Neonaticide

    • C. 

      Filicide

    • D. 

      Pedicide