Curriculum: Addressing Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody
| Cataloged on:
Jun. 11, 2012
ANNOTATION: “Addressing Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody is a 36 hour educational program that focuses on the complex issues of sexual abuse of youth in custody—both staff abuse of youth and youth abuse of other youth.” Participants will be able to: understand the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) and identify its relevance to juvenile justice; identify components of adolescent development, sexuality and facility culture and understand their impact on sexual abuse of youth in custody; understand a comprehensive approach to responding to sexual abuse of youth in custody; and understand legal and investigative implications and strategies to responding to staff sexual abuse of youth in custody. Modules are: training objectives and overview; the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) overview and update; adolescent development; adolescent sexuality; action planning; a comprehensive model for addressing sexual abuse of youth in custody; agency culture; state laws; policy; training; management and operational practices; investigations; prosecuting sexual abuse of youth in custody; human resources; and legal considerations.