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“Crime Victims and Offenders in Mediation: An Emerging Area of Social Work Practice.”

Umbreit, Mark S
June 4, 2015

Source: (1993) Social Work 38(1):69-73.

This paper describes victim offender mediation (VOM) and discusses the purpose using a case study of a household burglary. The mediation session helped the victim achieve closure and helped the offender to understand the consequences of their behavior and provided an opportunity to make amends. Finally, the author discusses the program implementation of VOM.


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