Learning Objectives

3.1 Explain the need for victimology both theoretically and practically.

3.2 Analyze the characteristics and factors that correlate with victimization.

3.3 Describe the extent of workplace and school violence.

3.4 Discuss the reasons behind and the extent of human trafficking and its devastating effects on its victims.

3.5 Articulate the risk factors for child molestation.

3.6 State the facts about domestic violence and the primary risk factors.

3.7 Define hate crimes and the extent to which they occur.

3.8 Identify the various forms of cybervictimization and what can be done to prevent it.

3.9 Describe the theories of victimization.

3.10 Evaluate what the criminal justice system is doing (or not doing) for crime victims.