Directions:
Sometimes considered part of criminology, victimology has evolved to study victims and victimization through numerous lenses. As criminal justice professionals, understanding and applying these various concepts are critical.
Select the theory that you believe most accurately or thoroughly explains victimization, then:
Explain that theory and why you selected it as the most relevant in explaining victimization.
Research a victim program or service in your area (my area is st. paul Minnesota) and provide an overview of that service.
Explain how your theory supports that program or service
Provide specific examples from the program that demonstrate the theoretical support.