Module 2 involves an over-view of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003. The lesson will underline the function of PREA, acquaint participants with the major sections of the law, address challenges to implementation, and look at the present situation with regard to PREA standards. Of particular relevance is understanding PREA as it concerns juvenile offenders. The prevalence of sexual assault in juvenile facilities is highlighted by means of examining a survey youth offenders concerning sexual violence at juvenile facilities. Data from juvenile and adult facilities is compared. The findings and recommendations of an institutional review panel, as well as the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission are presented. Suggestions for maintaining compliance with PREA standards are presented.
Handouts and slideshow on the topic “Victimization and Mental Health Care” in this module the instructor reviews rates of sexual violence in the community, reviews offenders’ past history of victimization, reviews and discusses rates of sexual violence experienced by offenders under correctional supervision, discusses how victimization may affect the correctional environment, identifies needed mental health interventions for victims of sexual violence in correctional settings and makes recommendations for correctional agencies regarding necessary mental health interventions
This entry is the Instuctor's guide for the training curriculum "Addressing Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders Curriculum."