Investigating Allegations of Staff Sexual Misconduct
with Offenders

National Institute of Corrections
American University Washington College of Law
July 11-16, 2004

 

Sunday, July 11, 2004
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
6:00pm 8:00pm Welcome Dinner
at Embassy Suites
at the Chevy Chase Pavilion
4300 Military Road, NW
Washington DC 20015
 

Monday, July 12, 2004
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:30am 9:00am Welcome and Introductions Brenda V. Smith
9:00am 9:30am Module 1: Training Objectives Brenda V. Smith
9:30am 10:00am Module 2: Why Now? Brenda V. Smith
10:00am 10:30am Activity: : Identification of Critical Issues Susan Poole
Jaime Yarussi
10:30am 10:45am Break  
10:45am 11:15am Module 2: Why Now? Brenda V. Smith
11:15am 12:30pm Module 3: State Laws
State Statutes
Group Exercise: Statutes and Investigations
Brenda V. Smith
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 2:15pm Group Exercise Reporting Out Susan Poole
Jaime Yarussi
2:15pm 3:15pm Group Exercise: Identifying Operational Vulnerabilities Susan Poole
Jaime Yarussi
3:15pm 3:30pm Break  
3:30pm 4:00pm Exercise: Identifying Operational Vulnerabilities, cont. Susan Poole
Jaime Yarussi
4:00pm 4:30pm Module 4: Action Planning Dee Halley
4:30pm 5:15pm Action Planning In Groups  
5:15pm 5:30pm Shuttle Bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  

Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:30am 9:00am Review of Day 1
Logistics
Overview
Brenda V. Smith
Jaime Yarussi
9:00am 9:30am Dean's Welcome  
9:30am 10:15am Identifying Operational Vulnerabilities, cont. Susan Poole
10:15am 10:30am Break  
10:30am 12:30pm Module 5: Human Resource Issues in Investigations of Staff Sexual Misconduct Susan Carle
12:30am 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 3:00pm Module 6: Operational Strategies in Investigations of Staff Sexual Misconduct  
3:00pm 3:15pm Break  
3:15pm 4:30pm Module 7: Culture and Investigations
Institutional Culture
Offender Abuse Histories
Gender Dynamics in Investigations
Melissa Turner
4:30pm 5:00pm Group Exercise: Overcoming Culture/Demystifying the Investigative Process  
5:00pm 5:30pm Shuttle Bus from WCL to Kinkead's Susan McCampbell
5:30pm 8:30pm Dinner at Kinkead's  
8:30pm 9:00pm Shuttle bus from Kinkead's to Embassy Suites  

Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:30am 8:45am Review of Day 2
Logistics
Questions
Brenda V. Smith
Jaime Yarussi
8:45am 10:30am Module 8: Protocols for Investigating Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders Darrell Alley
10:30am 10:45am Break  
10:45am 12:00pm Group Exercise: Mapping the Path of a Complaint  
12:00pm 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm 2:00pm Report Out on Mapping Exercise  
2:00pm 3:15pm Module 9: Managing Vulnerable Victims Melissa Turner
3:15pm 3:30pm Break  
3:30pm 4:30pm Action Planning in Groups  
4:30pm 5:00pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  

Thursday, July 15, 2004
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:30am 8:45am Review of Day 3
Logistics
Questions
Brenda V. Smith
Jaime Yarussi
8:45am 10:30am Module 10: Legal Liability and Investigations Brenda V. Smith
10:30am 10:45am Break  
10:45am 11:15am Module 11: The Media Susan Poole
11:15am 12:30pm Action Planning in Groups  
12:30am 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 2:00pm Addressing Unanswered Questions and Left-over Issues Susan Poole
Brenda V. Smith
2:00pm 3:00pm Report Out on Action Plans  
3:00pm 3:15pm Break  
3:15pm 4:15pm Report Out on Action Plans  
4:15pm 5:00pm Wrap-up  
5:00pm 5:30pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  

Friday, July 16, 2004
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:30am 8:45am Review of Day 4
Logistics
Questions
All Available Faculty
8:45am 10:15am Report Out on Action Plans  
10:15am 10:30am Break  
10:30am 11:30am Report Out on Action Plans  
11:30am 12:00pm Wrap-up; Evaluations; Certificates  
12:15pm 12:30pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  
1:00pm   Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to Reagan National Airport  


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