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

View the PREA Resource Center's upcoming webinars.

Power Hour: Chat with a PREA Expert on Standard 115.54

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During this webinar, we will cover PREA Standard 115.54: Third-Party Reporting. This month's presenter is Kayla Houser, Program Manager with the PREA Targeted Implementation and Planning Support (TIPS) program which supports smaller confinement facilities in becoming PREA compliant. She joins Impact Justice with over a decade of experience in the victim services field, with a specific focus on addressing sexual violence through an anti-oppression framework.

PREA Legal Landscape Series: Part 1 - Prisoner Litigation

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The PRC is proud to announce the new PREA legal landscape webinar series with Professor and former Commissioner for the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Brenda V. Smith of Smith Consulting. The first webinar in the series will examine how PREA has affected prisoner litigation regarding sexual assault in custody, whether it has affected the limitations imposed by Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), and how the courts are interpreting and applying violations of PREA in its decisions.

Past webinars

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Developing a PREA-Compliant Language Access Plan for Incarcerated People Who Are Limited English Proficient

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During this webinar, presenters Allison Hastings and Jannette Brickman from Vera discussed the PREA requirements, provided an overview of language access and why it matters, and walked participants through the steps in the new guide for creating PREA-compliant language access plans.

2020 PREA Certification Assurance Training

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The PREA Management Office (PMO) created this pre-recorded video training that is designed to assist governors’ offices, adult and juvenile correctional administrators, PREA coordinators, and others who may be responsible for collecting information for the annual governors' certification and assurance requirement. The training provides an overview of the governors' certification and assurance process and requirements for Audit Year 1 of Cycle 3, including a tutorial on how to use the PREA Certification and Assurance Worksheet to capture all the required certification and assurance information.

*Note: At 9:41, it should say Audit Year 2 of Cycle 3. At 10:06, it should say Audit Year 1 of Cycle 3.

The PREA Online Audit System: What is It, How Does It Work, & Why Should I Use It?

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This presentation is targeted for agencies and facilities who want to learn more about the Online Audit System (OAS). Today's presenter Senior Program Manager Mica Astion will discuss and demonstrate the use of the OAS to complete the Pre-Audit Questionnaire, updates to the system, and benefits to agencies and facilities.