What jobs in the Criminal Justice field are to help people?

I'm strongly considering majoring in Criminal Justice, but I have to buckle down and decide on a career. I know that I want to help people, like reach out to them, sort of like a counselor, but I don't want to be a Corrections counselor. I know I want to help people who have been through violence and etc. Is there a position where they have that job description? (General suggestions help, but not too general lol)

Asked By: - 7/6/2012
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Careers in criminal justice are many and varied and continued growth is expected in the field. Growth among careers in law enforcement and investigation is reported at 22 percent, an above-average gain, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The same published report projects 9 percent growth among probation... More
Answered By: Kaiser - 7/6/2012
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Only the largest of departments have social workers on staff. There are many other places involved with the type of work you ask about, such as women's shelters. All the local shelters have counselors on staff for the "guests", and those counselors work closely with the PD.
Answered By: Caoedhen - 7/6/2012
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