Implementing The Prison Rape Elimination Act: A Toolkit for Juvenile Agencies and Facilities
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The Moss Group; National Institute of Corrections; Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc.; U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking)
The goal of this Toolkit is to provide juvenile agencies and facilities of all sizes, political divisions, and geographic locations with a step-by-step guide for preventing, detecting, and eliminating sexual abuse of residents in their custody – and for responding effectively to abuse when it occurs. Prison rape includes all forms of resident sexual abuse within a correctional facility, including state and federal prisons, county and municipal jails, police lock-ups, holding facilities, resident transportation vehicles, juvenile facilities, and community corrections facilities. This toolkit will help assess your juvenile facility’s operations with an eye to improvements. The Toolkit is divided into folders holding materials related to: introductory information about PREA [Prison Rape Elimination Act] and it Standards; a Self-Assessment Checklist with supporting forms “to provide a step-by-step process for juvenile facilities to review and assess policies, procedures, and practices in light of the PREA Standards and accepted best practices”; and additional resources to assist you in PREA-readiness.
Smith, Brenda V.; Halley, Dee; Thigpen, Morris; Barnett, Adam; Dempsey, Michael; Mulroony, Kevin; Sayasane, Robert; Burkhead, Chad; Dennis, Dr. Gary; McCampbell, Susan W.; McCampbell, Michael S.; Asbridge, Caleb; Bosley, Rachel; Layman, Elizabeth Price; Moss, Andie; Shorba, Jeff; Vanek, Shaina; Yarussi, Jaime; Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators; National Partnership for Juvenile Services; American Correctional Association; Adamski, Thomas; Bernatz, Kevin; Bjergaard, Lisa; Blume, Joe; Decker, Tim; DeComo, Dr. Robert; Gadow, Dianne; Gaspar, David; Godfrey, Kim; Gonsoulin, Simon; Jager, Macilla “Kila”; Jeske, Ken; Jett, Steve; Livers, Dr. Mary; Loughran, Ned; Magloire, Philippe; Magnelli, Karin; Martinek, Terry; Pfisterer, Kurt; Rumsey, Elissa; Toney, Ellyn; Townsend, Cherie; Urbach, Jacqueline; and Williams, Jerome, "Implementing The Prison Rape Elimination Act: A Toolkit for Juvenile Agencies and Facilities" (2013). Presentations. 572.