What are the laws reflecting victim rights?
1. What are the laws reflecting victim rights? How do the past, present, and future victim rights laws impact court proceedings? What would happen if victim rights laws did not exist? Explain.
2. “Duluth Model is a collaborative initiative involving law enforcement, the courts, the local prosecutes, mental health professionals,domestic violence shelters and advocate agencies it was a holistic victim oriented approach, unlike the cold victim approach in the early mandatory arrest days.” (Chapter 8 Crisis Intervention reading)
Do you think this approach is the best way to treat domestic violence and other family crisis situations rather than an automatic arrest in signs of mutual combat?
3. What are some deescalation techniques which first responders can utilize to the best of their abilities to try and calm the individual in crisis mode down.