Webinar To Discuss Partnerships To Prevent Sexual Abuse in Youth Detention
March 28, 2013
On April 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. ET, Just Detention International (JDI), in conjunction with the Office on Violence Against Women, will present “Connections: Working Together To Stop Sexual Abuse in Youth Detention.” This 90-minute Webinar will focus on ways that community advocates and corrections officials can collaborate to address sexual abuse of youth in detention facilities. Presenters will discuss new opportunities for services that the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards for juvenile facilities afford, changes that juvenile corrections have made in their approach to sexual abuse, and examples of successful community-corrections partnerships.
Registration information is available online.
This is the second Webinar in a series from JDI. Access presentation materials for the first Webinar "One in Eight: The Reality of Sexual Abuse in Youth Detention.”
Visit the National PREA Resource Center, a central repository for information, best practices, and research on preventing and responding to prison rape.