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Through a cooperative agreement between BJA and NCCD

Archived Webinars

Date / Time: Sep 25, 2014 - 03:00pm - 04:30pm EDT
Webinar Location: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NW6VBYS
Webinar Abstract:
The Vera Institute of Justice, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, presents a webinar on committing to a culture of safety and respect for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) youth and adults in correctional institutions. In this webinar, Lorie Brisbin, a National Institute of Corrections correctional program specialist, will discuss the importance of having strong policies and practices geared toward keeping LGBTI adults and youth safe. Anne Elwart, probation manager at the William F. James Boys Ranch in Santa Clara County, California, and an adult jail representative will discuss steps their agencies have taken to create cultures of safety and respect for LGBTI people in their custody.
Date / Time: Sep 18, 2014 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm EDT
Webinar Location: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/972958014
Webinar Abstract:
This webinar will focus on general aspect of audits including an overview of the audit cycle timeline, what to do if audits are not completed within the prescribed cycle year, who can be auditors, the training and certification process, recommendations for negotiating a contract with potential auditors (including legal issues related to audits), and how agencies can arrange audits through circular agreements.
Date / Time: Jun 26, 2014 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm EDT
Webinar Location: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/138232946
Webinar Abstract:
This webinar focuses on the legal liability of agencies and staff when engaging in cross gender supervision and searches of people in custody. During the webinar, Prof. Smith will: (1) review the legal issues involved in cross gender supervision and searches including the national PREA Standards and applicable state and federal laws; (2) illustrate legal liability in different settings and scenarios using case law decisions; (3) discuss different elements of liability for municipalities, officials, individuals and staff; and (4) identify steps agencies can take to address potential liability.
Date / Time: Apr 17, 2014 - 03:00pm - 04:30pm EDT
Webinar Abstract:
The PREA Resource Center and Vera Institute of Justice invite you to join us for a webinar on the PREA audit experience. In this webinar, PREA Resource Center Co-Director Michela Bowman will describe the audit cycle, instruments, and key phases of a PREA audit. Steve Jett of the Southwest Idaho Juvenile Detention Center – the first juvenile facility in the United States to be certified as compliant with the PREA standards – will then discuss how he prepared his facility for the audit, hired an auditor, what happened during the actual audit, and what steps he took during the corrective action period. Director Jett will share the lessons he learned along the way and recommendations for other practitioners embarking on a PREA audit.
Date / Time: Mar 14, 2014 - 01:30pm - 03:30pm EDT
Webinar Abstract:
This webinar will explore the purposes and requirements of PREA and the National Standards, the governor certification process, and recent guidance related to the National Standards issued by BJA through the National PRC.
Date / Time: Jan 23, 2014 - 02:00pm - 03:00pm EST
Webinar Abstract:
During this hour-long webinar, Just Detention International, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, will introduce a 15-minute inmate education video, which was developed in response to requests from the field.
Date / Time: Dec 04, 2013 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm EST
Webinar Abstract:
This two-part webinar will address how to include service providers in a facility’s sexual abuse prevention and response efforts.
Date / Time: Nov 22, 2013 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm EST
Webinar Abstract:
This webinar will highlight investigative and prosecutorial strategies by utilizing an actual case that was prosecuted at the local level.
Date / Time: Nov 13, 2013 - 02:00pm - 03:30pm EST
Webinar Abstract:
The Vera Institute of Justice and Just Detention International, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, present Part I of a two-part webinar series on how to include victim service providers in a facility’s sexual abuse prevention and response efforts.
Date / Time: Nov 05, 2013 - 02:00pm - 03:15pm EST
Webinar Abstract:
This webinar focuses on the national PREA standards for lockups and the implications of those standards for local law enforcement.

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