April 2021 - DC is committed to providing students with a high-quality academic experience. During the provincial emergency and stay-at-home order, in-person learning activities and campus operations may be impacted. For a full list of what is open or operating virtually, please visit our COVID-19 spring semester page.
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Victimology: Assessment And Intervention

In this course, students are introduced to the theoretical basis and practice of victim service interventions. Through lectures, class discussions and role play, students develop appropriate interview and documentation techniques including, active listening, problem solving and note-taking skills. Further, students learn to conduct threat assessments, including suicide assessment and self harm. Special emphasis is placed on skill development in triage, facilitation, mediation, negotiation, empathy and non-violent crisis intervention.