Responding to Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody: Addressing the Needs of Boys, Girls and Gender Non-Conforming Youth
This webinar was presented by Professor Brenda Smith of American University's Project on Addressing Prison Rape. During the webinar, Professor Smith:
- Reviews the applicable PREA Standards for responding to sexual abuse in custody and their gender impact
- Reviews the dynamics of custodial sexual abuse for boys, girls and gender non-conforming youth
- Identifies the components of institutional culture and their impact on sexual abuse of youth
- Discusses immediate and long-term medical and mental health care needs of youthful victims of sexual abuse.