Residual Effects of Victimization

This week’s required readings discuss the impact that victimization has on crime victims. Victimization can have long-lasting residual effects. Over the last several decades, our awareness of these effects has been developed through the use of formal and informal reporting networks.

Address the following in your initial post:

What are two of the residual effects of victimization? 

The criminal justice system has responded to these residual effects with reporting assistance.

What are two reporting methods that have been implemented to assist in investigating and addressing victimization?

Are the reporting methods you discussed effective? If so, why? If not, why not?

What could be done to remedy ineffective reporting methods?

Explain what could be done to create a holistic plan for victim restitution.