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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 245428     Find in a Library
Title: Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: The Impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
  Document URL: PDF (Instructor Manual) PDF (Participant Manual) PDF (Presentation Slides) 
  Project Director: Elizabeth Layman
Corporate Author: American Probation and Parole Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 12/2013
Page Count: 158
  Annotation: This curriculum is provided for the use of instructors to train line employees in jails.
Abstract: This material gives background information and resources and additional information for both the instructor and the participants. Topics covered include: defining the issues and understanding PREA; dynamics of sexual abuse, violence and misconduct; investigations and legal concerns; review of PREA standards; and putting into practice what is already known. This curriculum was developed by the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) for the National PREA Resource Center (PRC), a cooperative agreement between the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). The PREA standards served as the basis for the curriculum’s content and development with the goal of the Specialized Training: PREA Medical and Mental Care Standards curriculum to satisfy specific PREA standard requirements.
Main Term(s): Standards implementation ; Training standards
Index Term(s): Prisoner sexual assault ; Rape prevention programs ; Correctional teacher training ; Rape research ; Male sexual abuse victims ; Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
Sponsoring Agency: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America

Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

National PREA Resource Ctr
United States of America
Grant Number: 2010-RP-BX-K001
Sale Source: National PREA Resource Ctr
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material ; Curriculum ; Reference Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: Facilitator Manual
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