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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.
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.
The PREA Auditor Handbook: Key Information for the Corrections, Detention, and Law Enforcement Fields
What to Expect From Your PREA Auditor: Lessons Learned From the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
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.
Join us to hear from Jerome Williams, PREA Compliance Department, Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) regarding TJJD’s efforts at statewide juvenile facility PREA Compliance.
The Vera Institute of Justice, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, presents a webinar to introduce a new resource on how to make PREA information and victim services accessible for incarcerated adults and juveniles with disabilities.
The Moss Group, Inc., in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, presents this webinar to introduce correctional practitioners to a new resource for developing a PREA-compliant staffing plan, per standard §115.13/.113/.213/.313.