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This webinar focuses on the content and application of the Youthful Inmate standard. During the webinar, Prof. Smith and co-presenters will: (1) review the youthful inmate standard 115.17; (2) discuss the particulars of youthful inmates in custodial settings—gender, settings and age; (3) outline models for housing youthful inmates; (4) discuss operational strategies for keeping youthful inmates safe in adult settings; and (5) discuss legal issues related to housing and protection of youthful inmates.
PREA in Action—Committing to Safety and Respect for LGBTI Youth and Adults in Correctional Settings: Lessons From the Field
The Vera Institute of Justice, in collaboration with the National PREA Resource Center, presents a webinar on committing to a culture of safety and respect for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) youth and adults in correctional institutions. In this webinar, Lorie Brisbin, a National Institute of Corrections correctional program specialist, will discuss the importance of having strong policies and practices geared toward keeping LGBTI adults and youth safe. Anne Elwart, probation manager at the William F. James Boys Ranch in Santa Clara County, California, and an adult jail representative will discuss steps their agencies have taken to create cultures of safety and respect for LGBTI people in their custody.
National Governors Association (NGA), National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) present the audit and certification process under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).
PREA in Action: The PREA Audit Experience—Lessons Learned from the Southwest Idaho Juvenile Detention Center
This webinar is specifically for the recipients of the PRC 'Zero Tolerance' grants. It provides an overview and detailed instructions on how to complete the BJA required Performance Measurement Tool.