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PREA Training & Resources - General

The National PREA Resource Center - Audit

"The PREA fact bulletin series is an American Jail Association project funded by the national PREA Resource Center (PCR). Each bulletin covers a specific topic relative to meeting PREA compliance.

Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards Finally in Effect, but Will They be Effective? (2013)

"Sexual abuse is not an inevitable feature of incarceration. Leadership matters because corrections administrators can create a culture within facilities that promotes safety instead of one that tolerates abuse." – National Prison Rape Elimination Commission."

How PREA will affect corrections in 2015 (2014)

"The subject of prison rape is no longer being avoided."

Push to End Prison Rapes Loses Earlier Momentum (2015)

"After decades of societal indifference to prison rape, Congress, in a rare show of support for inmates’ rights, unanimously passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act in 2003, and Mr. Perry’s predecessor as governor, President George W. Bush, signed it into law.

The Prison Rape Videos: Three Out of Four Stars (2015)

"On Friday, the Marshall Project posted two prison orientation videos – one for incoming female inmates, one for incoming male inmates – which feature veteran inmates advising newcomers on how to avoid being raped.

Report on Sexual Victimization in Prisons, Jails, and Juvenile Correctional Facilities (2016)

"This Report presents the findings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape (Panel), along with its recommendations, that are the result of its 2014 hearings in Washington, District of Columbia, based on two national surveys of correctional facilities by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS): Sexual V

The National PREA Resource Center - Posters

"These posters are intended to provide information on an individual’s right to report, how to report, and access to victim support services. The posters were created in a range of sizes and designed to allow facilities to modify them to make them facility-specific.

The National PREA Resource Center - Library

"The PRC Library serves as a central repository for PREA-related resources and contains more than 700 entries. You can search for an entry by title, author, or keywords in the search bar above. Search results are also pre-sorted into categories below to help locate relevant documents.

NIC - What to do About PREA

"In late summer 2013, correctional agencies will experience the first audits on their compliance with the new Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards released by the U.S. Attorney General in August 2012.

Using a Prevention, Trauma-Informed Framework when Implementing PREA

This video training series provides an important foundation for understanding trauma and the implications of trauma on inmates in confinement.


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