NCA video chronicling the transition from male to female of corrections officer Rachel Esters, featuring moderator Bernie Iszler, CPS NIC Academy division.
Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice Involvement and Youth Homelessness: Serving LGBTQ Youth
Communities can work together to ensure that young people do not experience homelessness as a result of juvenile justice involvement or become system involved because they are experiencing homelessness (p. 1).
This report and graphical executive summary examines how LGBTQ youth who are incarcerated in juvenile detention and correctional facilities face bias in adjudication, and mistreatment and abuse in confinement facilities.
The purpose of this paper is to report new national data on the over-representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, gender nonconforming, and transgender youth in the juvenile justice system and to provide recommendations for key justice stakeholders on how to best serve these youths (p.
Entitled to Treatment: Medical Care for Transgender Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System (2016)
Transgender individuals are those whose “gender identity” – their personal sense of being male or female – does not match the sex they were assigned at birth.
The Overrepresentation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Youth Within the Child Welfare to Juvenile Justice Crossover Population
This study surveyed youth in seven juvenile detention facilities.
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit - End the Abuse: Protecting LGBTI Prisoners from Sexual Assault (2014)
This four-part toolkit is designed for advocates both in and outside of correctional settings to use PREA’s requirements to end the abuse of LGBTI individuals.
Materials and resources relating to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Offenders.
Incarceration Rates and Traits of Sexual Minorities in the United States: National Inmate Survey, 2011–2012
This report discusses the characteristics of sexual minority US inmates.
The Community Services Division coordinates consulting services (technical assistance), specialized training, and other programs related to probation, parole, and other forms of community-based corrections.