PREA Standards and Policy Development Guidelines for LGBTI Youth in Custody

Date / Time
Professor Brenda V. Smith, Director, The Project on Addressing Prison Rape
Dr. Robert Bidwell, Director of Adolescent Medicine
John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai`i

Content of the Webinar:
This webinar focuses on the national PREA Standards and general policies juvenile agencies need to have in place to ensure the safety and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) youth in custodial settings. 

During the webinar, Prof. Smith will:

  • Review the evolving terms and definitions staff need to understand
  • Identify the specific risks for LGBTI youth in custody
  • Discuss the national PREA Standards applicable to LGBTI youth
  • Discuss important elements of the law as it relates to safety, security and needs of LGBTI youth
  • Identify elements of legally sound and effective policy and practice.