References and resources

References and resources

Abner, C. Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: A Policy Development Guide. Lexington, KY: American Probation and Parole Association, 2011.

Abner, C., J. Browning, and J. Clark. Preventing and Responding to Corrections-Based Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Community Corrections Professionals. Lexington, KY: American Probation and Parole Association, with the International Community Corrections Association and Pretrial Justice Institute, 2009.

Beck, A., M. Berzofsky, R. Caspar, and C. Krebs. Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2011-12-Update. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2013.

Beck, A., D. Cantor, J. Hartge, and T. Smith. Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2012. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2013.

Beck, A., and C. Johnson. Sexual Victimization Reported by Former State Prisoners, 2008. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2012.

Dumond, Robert W. “Confronting America’s Most Ignored Crime Problem: The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.” The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 31, no. 3 (2003): 354-360.

Johnson County Department of Corrections, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault, and Vera Institute for Justice. “The Benefits of Partnerships Between SARTs and Community Corrections: Emerging Lessons from Johnson County, Kansas.” Unpublished slides presented at American Probation and Parole Association’s national conference, January 13, 2014.

Just Detention International. Creating a Safe Space: PREA and Victim Services in Community Confinement webinar. Washington, DC: National PREA Resource Center, 2013.

Just Detention International and National PREA Resource Center. Developing Facility-Level Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) webinar. Washington, DC: National PREA Resource Center, 2013.

Just Detention International and Vera Institute for Justice. Developing Partnerships with Community-Based Service Providers – Part I and Part II webinars. Washington, DC: National PREA Resource Center, 2013.

Just Detention International. Hope Behind Bars: An Advocate’s Guide to Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse in Detention. Washington, DC: JDI, 2013.

National Institute of Corrections and American University, Washington College of Law, Project on Addressing Prison Rape. “Sexual Victimization and Mental Health Interventions in Correctional Settings,” in Investigating Allegations of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders Curriculum: Sexual Victimization and Mental Health Interventions. Washington, DC: NIC and American University, 2010.

National Prison Rape Elimination Commission. National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Report. Washington, DC: NPREC, 2009.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). SART Toolkit. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, OVC, 2011.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). Building Partnerships Between Rape Crisis Centers and Correctional Facilities to Implement the PREA Victim Services Standards. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, OVC, 2013.

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice’s A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, OVW, 2013.

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents (Second Edition). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, OVW, 2013.

Office on Violence Against Women and Vera Institute for Justice. Sexual Assault Forensic Protocol Guide for Corrections: Working Together to Provide a Collaborative Victim-Centered Response webinar. Washington, DC: National PREA Resource Center, 2013.

Robertson, James E. “Rape Among Incarcerated Men: Sex, Coercion and STDs.” AIDS Patient Care and STDs 17, no. 8 (2003): 423-430.

Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, Center for Clinical Studies and Research and LA County Early Intervention and Identification Group. Emotional and Psychological Trauma: Causes and Effects, Symptoms and Treatment. Reprinted from helpguide.org, 2005.

Sexual Violence Justice Institute. Becoming Victim-Centered fact sheet. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault, 2008.

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape. Washington, DC: DOJ, 2012. 28 CFR § 115. (Note: This is DOJ’s final ruling adapting the PREA standards.)

U.S. Department of Justice. “PREA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.” Federal Register 76, no. 23 (2011): 6248-6302.

Vera Institute of Justice. Summary for the sexual assault forensic protocol in prison, jail, and community confinement work-group meetings (unpublished memos). New York, Feb. 25 and March 15, 2011.

West Virginia Sexual Assault Free Environment Partnership. WV S.A.F.E. Training and Collaboration Toolkit: Serving Sexual Violence Victims with Disabilities. Fairmont, WV: West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information Services, Northern West Virginia Center for Independent Living, and West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, 2010.

Yarussi, J., and B. Smith. The Impact of National PREA Standards on Community Corrections. Washington, DC: National Institute of Corrections and American University, Washington College of Law, Project on Addressing Prison Rape, 2013.

Some Related National and State Resources

In their efforts to eliminate sexual abuse in confinement, the National PREA Resource Center (PRC) provides assistance to those responsible for state and local adult prisons and jails, juvenile facilities, community corrections, lockups, tribal organizations, and inmates and their families. The PRC serves as a central repository for research trends, prevention and response strategies, and best practices in corrections. Technical assistance and resources are available through the center’s coordinated efforts with its federal partners. The PRC is taking the lead in helping the corrections field to implement the PREA standards.

State and territory departments of corrections: Locate a specific agency.

State and territory sexual assault coalitions: Locate a specific organization.

These national victim advocacy organizations work to improve services for sexual assault victims and increase resources for coalitions and rape crisis centers:

National advocacy organizations: Sexual assault victims in corrections

National corrections organizations

These federal agencies address issues related to corrections-based sexual assault:

Other organizations have been involved in PREA implementation at the national level:

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