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Cross Gender Supervision and Legal Liability [Webinar]

This webinar focuses on the legal liability of agencies and staff when engaging in cross gender supervision and searches of people in custody.

PREA Audit Instrument – Lockups

These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S. Department of Justice's PREA Standards for Lockups.

PREA - Prisons and Jails

These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S. Department of Justice's PREA Standards for Prisons and Jails, pending final revisions.

PREA Audit Instrument – Juvenile Facilities

These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S. Department of Justice's PREA Standards for Juvenile Faculties.

PREA Audit Instrument – Community Confinement Facilities

These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S. Department of Justice's PREA Standards for Community Facilities.

Hope Behind Bars: An Advocate’s Guide to Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse in Detention

This manual aims to help advocates take advantage of the unprecedented opportunity created by the PREA [Prison Rape Elimination Act] standards. It also seeks to anticipate some of the challenges that come with helping survivors who are incarcerated.

Building Partnerships Between Rape Crisis Centers and Correctional Facilities To Implement the PREA Victim Services Standards

This is a summary report from a March 2013 forum sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime and Office on Violence Against Women that was held with the intent of further defining partnerships, implementation issues, and determining what guidance would be useful.

Fifty State Survey of Mandatory Reporting Statutes

Mandatory reporting state statutes regarding the sexual abuse of children are compiled and reported.

Responding to Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody: Responding to the Needs of Boys, Girls and Gender Non-Conforming Youth

This is a 24-hour training covering PREA implications for responding to the different needs of youth who are sexually abused in custody.

PREA Data Collection Activities, 2014

The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79) requires the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to carry out, for each calendar year, a comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape.

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