Webinars

The PREA Resource Center hosts frequent webinars on various topics related to the PREA Standards, implementation, and the audit. You'll find all upcoming and archived webinars listed on this page. 

Upcoming webinars

There are no Upcoming Webinars at this time.

Past webinars

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OAS Updates and Q&A Session

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Are you wondering how the PREA Online Audit System (OAS) can work for you? Do you have a question specific to your agency or facility and the OAS? Are you curious about the future plans of the OAS? This general OAS Q&A session is an opportunity to ask any and all questions related to the PREA Online Audit System.

Conducting Audits in the OAS: A Demonstration of the OAS from the Agency and Facility-Based User’s Perspective

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This webinar demonstrates the OAS from the perspective of the PREA Coordinator and PREA Compliance Manager, including how to respond to standards-based questions in the PAQ, how to upload evidence and submit the PAQ, and tips and tricks on how to maximize efficacy and efficiency in the OAS

Conducting and Reporting Audits in the OAS: A Demonstration of the OAS from the Auditor's Perspective

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This webinar demonstrates the OAS from the auditor’s perspective, including how to review responses and documentation provided by the agency/facility and generate an issue log; make and discuss overall compliance determinations; complete your post-audit reporting information; upload supporting documentation; and submit or generate your report, as well as tips and tricks on how to maximize efficacy and efficiency in the OAS.

Emerging Trends: Legal Liability for Sexual Abuse in Custody

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This 90-minute webinar discusses trends in legal liability for sexual abuse in custody. Focusing on two cases, Professor Brenda V. Smith, Director of the Project on Addressing Prison Rape offers a deep dive into factors that result in agency liability and damages for failure to prevent and address sexual abuse in custodial settings.

Conducting Audits in the OAS: A Demonstration of the OAS from the Agency and Facility-Based User’s Perspective

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Do you work for an agency or facility and are you interested in learning more about how to work through the Pre-Audit Questionnaire (PAQ) in the OAS? Are you an auditor who is curious about what agency- and facility-based users see as they work through the PAQ in the OAS? This webinar demonstrates the OAS from the perspective of the PREA Coordinator and PREA Compliance Manager, including how to respond to standards-based questions in the PAQ, how to upload evidence and submit the PAQ, and tips and tricks on how to maximize efficacy and efficiency in the OAS.

OAS Updates and Q&A Session

Date / Time
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Are you wondering how the PREA Online Audit System (OAS) can work for you? Do you have a question specific to your agency or facility and the OAS? Are you curious about the future plans of the OAS? This general OAS Q&A session is an opportunity to ask any and all questions related to the PREA Online Audit System.

Power Hour: Chat with an Expert Standard 115.64

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During this webinar, we cover PREA Standard 115.64 Staff first responder duties. The purpose of this standard is:

  • To ensure that the first security staff member to respond to an allegation or report of sexual abuse will address the victims’ immediate safety and maintain security and control over the crime scene so that any physical evidence is preserved until an investigator arrives. Investigators will then have access to evidence that has not been accidentally or negligently compromised or destroyed, which will safeguard the quality of the investigation.

Conducting and Reporting Audits in the OAS: A Demonstration of the OAS from the Auditor's Perspective

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This webinar demonstrates the OAS from the auditor’s perspective, including how to review responses and documentation provided by the agency/facility and generate an issue log; make and discuss overall compliance determinations; complete your post-audit reporting information; upload supporting documentation; and submit or generate your report, as well as tips and tricks on how to maximize efficacy and efficiency in the OAS.

Conducting Audits in the OAS: A Demonstration of the OAS from the Agency and Facility-Based User’s Perspective

Date / Time
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Do you work for an agency or facility and are you interested in learning more about how to work through the Pre-Audit Questionnaire (PAQ) in the OAS? Are you an auditor who is curious about what agency- and facility-based users see as they work through the PAQ in the OAS? This webinar demonstrates the OAS from the perspective of the PREA Coordinator and PREA Compliance Manager, including how to respond to standards-based questions in the PAQ, how to upload evidence and submit the PAQ, and tips and tricks on how to maximize efficacy and efficiency in the OAS.

Credibility Assessments: Q&A

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On Thursday, August 3, 2023, Beth hosted a live Q&A session as a follow-up to the July 25, 2023 Credibility Assessments webinar, for which participants pre-submitted questions that were addressed during the live Q&A session.