Prior to beginning work on this learning activity, read Chapter 13 in the required text. Locate a job description in a local, regional, or national job search engine that advertises a human services-related position working with either victims of sexual offenses or violent crime or working with the offenders of one or both of these crimes. Reflecting on your personality, life experiences, and skill sets, which would you be more comfortable working with (either directly or indirectly) as a human services professional: Victim or offender? Explain your conclusions. This journal should contain between 300 and 500 words. Please include the job posting link and copied and pasted job description with your submission.
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