Addressing Staff Sexual Misconduct
with Offenders

National Institute of Corrections
American University Washington College of Law
March 6 - 11, 2005

 

Sunday, March 6, 2005
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, March 7, 2005
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:15am 8:30am Coffee and Set-up at WCL  
8:30am 9:30am Welcome and Introductions
Training Objectives and Overview
Brenda V. Smith
9:30am 10:45am Module 1: Defining Staff Sexual Misconduct
Definitions
NIC's Role in Addressing Sexual Misconduct
Why Are We Talking About This Now?
Brenda V. Smith
10:45am 11:00am Break  
11:00am 11:30am Activity: Identification of Burning Issues Jaime Yarussi
11:30am 12:30pm Module 2: State Laws
Status of State Laws
Jaime Yarussi
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 3:00pm Activity: Outlining State Laws and Report Out Jaime Yarussi
3:00pm 3:15pm Break  
3:15pm 4:15pm Module 3: The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 Brenda V. Smith
4:15pm 4:45pm Module 4: Action Planning
Introduction to Action Planning
Dee Halley
4:45pm 5:00pm Wrap-Up/Homework Assignment  
5:00pm 5:15pm Shuttle Bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  
    Dinner "on your own"/Homework  

Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:15am 8:30am Coffee and Set-up at WCL  
8:30am 9:00am Activity: Small Group/Team Action Planning  
9:00am 9:15am Answer Questions from Day 1
Review Goals and Agenda for Day 2
Brenda V. Smith
9:15am 10:15am Module 5: Policy
Elements of a Good Policy
A.T. Wall
10:15am 10:30am Break  
10:30am 11:00am Activity: Identifying Good Policies A.T. Wall
11:00am 12:15pm Module 6: Agency Culture
Imbalance of Power
Code of Silence
Sexualized Work Environments
Changing Culture
Red Flags
Ethics
Mari-Anne McNabb
12:15pm 1:15pm Lunch  
1:15pm 2:30pm Module 7: Management and Operational Practices
Management and Operational Practices
A.T. Wall
2:30pm 3:30pm Activity: "The Envelope, Please" A.T. Wall
3:30pm 3:45pm Break  
3:45pm 4:45pm Module 8: Training
Effective Training Components
General Training Considerations
Marianne McNabb
4:45pm 5:30pm Activity (in mixed groups): "Ideal Training Model"
What does good training look like in (1) Jails; (2) Prison; (3) Community Agencies
Marianne McNabb
5:30pm 8:30pm Dinner at Meiwah Restaurant  

Wednesday, March 9, 2005
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:15am 8:30am Coffee and Set-up at WCL  
8:30am 8:45am Answer Questions from Day 2
Review Goals and Agenda for Day 3
Brenda V. Smith
8:45am 9:45am Module 9: Gender Differences
Offender Culture: Men vs. Women
Victimization Issues
Offender Profiles
Staff Profiles
Melissa Turner
9:45am 10:45am Module 10: Investigating Allegations of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders
Foundations of Successful Investigations
Investigative Considerations and Techniques
Sample Interview Questions
Managing the Offender, Staff
Issues that May be Uncovered During an Investigation
Establishing Investigative Partners
Responding to Allegations
Employee Protections
Criminal vs. Administrative Process/Miranda and Garrity
Darrell Alley
10:45am 11:00am Break  
11:00am 12:30pm Investigations- Continued Darrell Alley
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 2:30pm Activity: Investigative Mapping  
2:30pm 3:30pm Module 11: Legal Considerations: Prison Rape
Litigation and Case Law
Brenda V. Smith
3:30pm 3:45pm Break  
3:45pm 4:15pm Prison Rape Litigation and Case Law- Continued Brenda V. Smith
4:15pm 4:30pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  
    Dinner "on your own"  

Thursday, March 10, 2005
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:15am 8:30am Coffee and Set-up at WCL  
8:30am 8:45am Answer Questions from Day 3
Review Goals and Agenda for Day 4
Brenda V. Smith
8:45am 10:15am Module 12: Legal Considerations: Cross Gender Supervision
Case Law
Brenda V. Smith
10:15am 10:30am Break  
10:30am 12:30pm Module 13: Human Resources
Employment Law and Staff Sexual Misconduct
Susan Carle
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 3:15pm Action Planning in Teams and Technical Consults All Available Faculty
3:15pm 3:30pm Break  
3:30pm 4:30pm Action Planning -- Report Out  
4:30pm 5:00pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  
    Dinner "on your own"  

Friday, March 11, 2005
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:15am 8:30am Coffee and Set-up at WCL  
8:30am 8:45am Answer Questions from Day 4
Review Goals and Agenda for Day 5
 
8:45am 9:15am Address Unanswered Parking Lot Issues  
9:15am 10:15am Action Planning -- Report Out All Available Faculty
10:15am 10:30am Break  
10:30am 11:30am Action Planning -- Report Out  
11:30am 12:00pm Wrap-up; Evaluations; Certificates  
12:00pm 12:15pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  
1:00pm   Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to Reagan National Airport  


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