Several special victim populations are covered in your reading this week, including HIV/AIDS victims, victims with disabilities, gay and lesbian victims, prisoners, and children. Choose one of these special victim populations, research the violence involved, and present ways to prevent the victimization.
Consider the effects of the grueling criminal justice process upon the victim of a crime. Why is it important for victim services providers to understand the criminal justice system? Please fully explain your response and provide examples to illustrate your points.