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2006
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Correctional Internal Affairs Investigators Job Analysis
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
A job profile for an Internal Affairs Investigator in state operated adult correctional facilities is provided. This report contains these sections: executive summary; introduction; overview of the DACUM job analysis; DACUM job analysis results for Correctional Internal Affairs Investigators; top training tasks for new and veteran Internal Affairs Investigators in the Kentucky Department of Corrections; comparing Correctional Investigator training needs with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PRE... Read More
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40 p.
2006
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The Culture of Prison Sexual Violence
By Fleisher, Mark S.; Krienert, Jessie L.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Results from a national, "socio-cultural study of prison sexual violence in men's and women's high-security prisons across the United States" are provided. Five chapters follow an executive summary: historical perspectives on prison culture and sexual violence research; research design and methodology; social-cultural and verbal dynamics of sexual violence; the culture of sexual victimization; and management of prison sexual violence. A lexicon of the culture of prison sex is also included. The... Read More
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332 p.
2006
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Preventing Sexual Abuse of Children and Youth in Custody [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Incidents of sexual abuse of juveniles in custody are reported at a rate 10 times higher than the rate in adult corrections. This 3-hour program, originally broadcast June 28, 2006, addresses this serious issue and introduces administrators, managers, advocates, and practitioners working with juvenile offenders to the requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. At the end of this broadcast, participants will have a strong grasp of: requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination ... Read More

2 DVDs (162 min.)
2006
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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA): Considerations for Policy Review
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). The Moss Group, Inc. (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
A policy review guide designed to assist in drafting PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) policies for review by the National Institute of Corrections is provided. Sections of this document are: purpose; questions to consider -- policy organization, definitions, zero tolerance, staff/offender duty to report, prevention, and investigations (e.g., general, selection and training of investigators, protocols, and aftermath); and list of resources.... Read More
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14 p.
2006
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Prison Rape Elimination Act and Local Jails: The Facts
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); The Moss Group, Inc. (Washington, DC).
This brochure explains the impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) on jails. Topics discussed include: what PREA is; how PREA applies to jails; what jails need to be doing; and answers to frequently asked questions.... Read More
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8 p.
2006
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Recognizing and Addressing Sexual Abuse, Assault Prevention and Intervention Issues In Your Juvenile Justice Setting: A Companion Workshop to the Overview of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) [Participant's Manual]
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
This Overview Workshop covers PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) in juvenile justice settings. Participants will be able to: recognize signs and symptoms of potential sexual abuse and assault in juveniles under their care; articulate the "dos" and "don'ts" related to working with juvenile victims of sexual abuse and assault; and analyze a scenario and decide upon an effective and appropriate course of action related to recognizing and addressing sexual abuse, assault, prevention, and interventi... Read More
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56 p.
2006
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Trends from Focus Group Interviews
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); The Moss Group, Inc. (Washington, DC).
Findings from focus group interviews of correctional personnel are reported. Observations are presented according to the following topics: staff perspectives on sexual violence policy; changing attitudes; inmate culture; causes and conditions of sexual violence; indicators of assault; characteristics of potential inmate victims and predators; places of sexual assault; staff responding to sexual assault; staff and inmate training; women's facilities; jails; investigations; prosecution; community... Read More
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24 p.
2005
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Summary Report: Regional Workshops
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); The Moss Group, Inc. (Washington, DC).
Feedback from four executive level regional workshops regarding the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is reported. Extended responses from groups of executive-level administrators and policy makers representing community corrections, prisons, jails, and juvenile justice follow an executive summary. Comments are organized according to the four roundtable groups mentioned above on following themes: critical issues currently faced in the successful implementation of PREA; barriers and obstacles w... Read More
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27 p.
2005
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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Summary of Responses from Juvenile Focus Group on Staff Sexual Misconduct and Youth on Youth Sexual Assault
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). The Moss Group, Inc. (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Responses to thirteen questions regarding curriculum related to staff sexual misconduct with youth and youth on youth sexual assault are provided. "The objectives of the focus groups included: (1) to gather data that will inform NIC [National Institute of Corrections] in how to best develop a juvenile oriented curriculum on staff sexual misconduct; (2) to gather data that will guide NIC in identifying the major staff sexual misconduct related issues in juvenile corrections, including what stakeh... Read More
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24 p.
2005
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Presentations Given at the New England Council on Crime and Delinquency: Prison Rape Elimination Act Training
By Smith, Brenda V.. National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO); Washington College of Law (Washington, DC).
Materials for use in training about the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) can be found at this website. Four items available here in PowerPoint and PDF formats are: The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003; PREA -- Implications for Community Corrections; Legal Issues in Addressing Prison Rape in Community Corrections; and State Law Maps.... Read More
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84 p.
2004
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Preventing and Addressing Staff Sexual Misconduct In Community Corrections: A Training Program for Agency Administrators
By Layman, Elizabeth Price; McCampell, Susan W.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc. (Naples, FL).
The knowledge, skills, and tools needed to address staff sexual misconduct in community corrections are provided during this 24-hour training program. This course is comprised of six modules: an overview on staff sexual misconduct; professional boundaries, ethics, and culture; policies and procedures; investigations; legal issues for community corrections; and prevention. The "Policy Development Guide" answers the question "How do I know if my agency needs a policy?" and provides direction on h... Read More
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411 pages
2004
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A Town Hall Meeting - Addressing the Prison Rape Elimination Act [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
This 2-hour program in a town hall format was broadcast live from the American Correctional Association's Winter Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on January 10, 2005. The discussion panel includes various leaders working in and with corrections and criminal justice professionals. The intent of the broadcast is to provide education and up-to-date information on the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) to the field of corrections. Discussion topics include the following: issues of misconduct that init... Read More

1 DVD (120 min.)
2004
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Annual Report to Congress: National Institute of Corrections: Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Public Law 108-79
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Presents a report that "fulfills the requirement in section 5(b) of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) for the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) to submit an annual report to Congress and to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, summarizing the activities of the Department of Justice regarding prison rape abatement for the preceding year" (p. 3). This report is divided into two parts: introduction; and activities and accomplishments by five U.S. Department of Justice age... Read More
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34 p.
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