The Responding to Sexual Abuse of Inmates in Custody: Addressing the Needs of Men, Women, and Gender Nonconforming Populations curriculum covers the national Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards and implications for preventing and addressing sexual abuse of of men, women, and gender nonconforming inmates.
Following are the goals of the training:
- Review the applicable PREA standards for responding to sexual abuse in custody and their gender impact.
- Review the dynamics of custodial sexual abuse for men, women, and gender nonconforming populations. Identify the components of human sexuality and institutional culture and their impact on sexual abuse of inmates.
- Discuss immediate and long-term medical and mental health care needs of inmate victims of sexual abuse.
- Identify legal, investigative, and other implications of responding to custodial sexual abuse.