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Archived Webinars

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Understanding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Inmates, Residents, and Detainees

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This pre-recorded webinar focuses on common terminology relating to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, research, statistics, and the application of specific PREA standards pertaining to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in confinement.

Power Hour: Chat with a PREA Expert - 115.16 Inmates with disabilities and inmates who are limited English proficient

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Take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about PREA Standard in Focus - 115.16: Inmates with disabilities and inmates who are limited English proficient.

Our presenter is Allison Hastings, Project Director at Vera Institute of Justice.

Power Hour: Chat with a PREA Expert - 115.51 Inmate Reporting

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Listen to our first Power Hour: Chat with a PREA Expert!

This webinar is an opportunity to delve a little deeper regarding lingering questions you might have about the PREA Standard in Focus – 115.51: Inmate Reporting.

Our presenter is Michela Bowman, National PREA Resource Center Co-Director.

Making Connections: Linking Community Confinement and Sexual Assault Response Teams

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In this webinar, the presenters discuss Partnering with Community Sexual Assault Response Teams: A Guide for Community Confinement and Juvenile Detention Facilities, a resource guide funded by the Office for Victims of Crime and developed by The Vera Institute of Justice, following a 3-year partnership with the Johnson County, Kansas Department of Corrections.

This webinar focuses on how community confinement facilities can leverage existing community expertise to respond to incidents of sexual abuse, namely by creating partnerships with community sexual assault response teams (SARTs).

Vera project lead Allison Hastings and Adult Residential Center Director Antonio Booker (one of two facilities operated by the Johnson County Department of Corrections) walk participants through key aspects of the planning tool included in the guide, discuss how using this guide will aid compliance with PREA standards, and share lessons learned from the pilot project.  

Taking your First PREA Steps: Guidance for Jail PREA Coordinators and Compliance Managers

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Listeners will hear first-hand from Beth Layman and PREA Coordinators and PREA Compliance Managers from across the country. Featured on this webinar are James Kenney, PREA Coordinator at the Osceola Corrections in Florida (County Jail) and Erica Bravo, PREA Manager at the Santa Clara County California Sheriffs’ Office (County Jail). These presenters will discuss their first steps as they began their PREA implementation process, what challenges they experienced and how these challenges were resolved, and tips they have to support success for jails across the country.  The Webinar ends with a question and answer session.

What to Expect From Your PREA Auditor: Lessons Learned From the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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This webinar will provide advice and guidance for working effectively with your auditor and what you should expect from your auditor. The webinar will profile the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (NDDOCR) and the lessons learned from their experience.