This course explores psychological effects of physical, sexual, institutional, and environmental victimization. Students will learn about assessment of secondary effects of trauma, including SUD and its treatment; screening techniques, referrals and continuum of care issues. Special focus on how a victim of a crime interfaces with the numerous participants in the legal system. The student will gain familiarity with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of victims, applying evidence based practices including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Brief Therapy to special populations (e.g. victims of sexual assault, emotional and psychological victimization, domestic violence, hate crime victims, etc.).