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Spiritually Sensitive Victim Services, Part II

Janice Harris Lord, Jon.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) The Crime Victims Report 12(2) Pp. 19.

“This is the final segment of an article urging victims’ advocates to approach their roles with sensitivity to a victim’s spiritual needs. The first segment, which appeared in the last issue of CVR, discussed the difference between pastoral care, religious counseling, and spiritually sensitive caregiving, and outlined the steps to conduct a spiritual assessment. (Janice Harris Lord, “Spiritually Sensitive Victim Services,” 12(1) CVR 1 (Mar./Apr. 2007). This segment continues the discussion, and provides advice on the inclusion of community spiritual leaders and other important stakeholders to guide the process, allowing victims’ services to be undertaken with the care and understanding that victims need.” (Editor’s Note)


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