National Institute of Corrections
American University, Washington College of Law
Investigating Allegations of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders
July 9 - July 14, 2006

Sunday, July 9, 2006
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  

Day 1   Monday, July 10, 2006
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:30am 9:30am Welcome and Introductions Brenda V. Smith
9:30am 10:00am Module 1: Training Objectives Brenda V. Smith
10:00am 10:15am Break  
10:15am 10:45am Activity: Identification of Critical Issues Jaime Yarussi
Nairi Simonian
10:45am 11:45pm Module 2: The Prison Rape Elimination Act Brenda V. Smith
11:30am 12:30pm Module 3: Why Now Brenda V. Smith
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 2:30pm Module 4: State Laws and Investigations Brenda V. Smith
2:30pm 3:15pm Activity: Criminal Law and Investigations Brenda V. Smith
Jaime Yarussi
3:15pm 3:30pm Break  
3:30pm 4:00pm Activity: Criminal Law and Investigations Report Out Brenda V. Smith
Jaime Yarussi
4:00pm 4:30pm Module 5: Action Planning Jaime Yarussi
4:30pm 5:00pm Action Planning In Groups  
5:00pm 5:15pm Shuttle Bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  

Day 2   Tuesday, July 11, 2006
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 Module 6: Training for Investigators in a Correctional Setting -- What We Know Susan McCampbell
9:30am 10:15am Prosecutor Group Session I
Identification of critical issues for prosecutors
  • prosecuting cases of staff sexual misconduct
  • the investigative process
Julie Grohovsky
10:15am 10:30am Break  
10:30am 11:30am Module 7: Investigative Policy Susan McCampbell
11:30am 12:30pm Module 8: Medical Implications of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders Madeleine LaMarre
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 2:00pm Activity: Mapping the Path of a Complaint  
2:00pm 2:30pm Activity Reporting Out  
2:30pm 3:30pm Module 9: Investigation Tool Aaron Aldrich
3:30pm 3:45pm Break  
3:45pm 4:15pm Module 9: Continued Aaron Aldrich
4:15pm 5:15pm Module 10: DNA
  • Sane Kits
  • DNA evidence collection
Mary Pinn
5:15pm 5:30pm Shuttle Bus from WCL to The Caucus Room  
5:30pm 8:00pm Dinner at The Caucus Room  
8:00pm 8:30pm Shuttle bus from restaurant to Embassy Suites  

Day 3   Wednesday, July 12, 2006
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 2
Logistics
Questions
 
9:00am 10:30am Module 11: The Role of Prosecutors in Cases of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders Deborah Connor
Roy Austin
10:30am 10:45am Break  
10:45am 12:30pm Module 12: Operational Practices and Investigations Susan McCampbell
10:45am 12:30pm Prosecutor Group Session II
Role of Investigators
Barriers to Prosecuting Staff Sexual Misconduct
Tools for Prosecutors
Activity: Case Presentation and Prosecution Techniques
Dan Dunne
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 3:00pm Module 13: Gender Differences
Gender Differences
Offender Abuse Histories
Melissa Turner
3:00pm 3:30pm Module 14: Managing Vulnerable Victims Karen Giannakoulias
3:30pm 3:45pm Break  
3:45pm 4:30pm Module 14 : Managing Vulnerable Victims Karen Giannakoulias
4:30pm 5:00pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  

Day 4   Thursday, July 13, 2006
Start Time End Time Subject Instructor(s)
8:00am 8:15am Shuttle bus from Embassy Suites to WCL  
8:15am 8:30am Review of Day 3
Logistics
Questions
Brenda V. Smith
Jaime Yarussi
8:30am 9:30am Module 15: Media Daniel Dunne
9:30am 10:45am Module 16: Agency Culture A.T. Wall
9:30am 10:45am Prosecutor Group Session III
What do prosecutors need from the field of corrections
Recommendations for training
Overcoming barriers using other legal tools
Brenda V. Smith
Julie Grohovsky
10:45am 11:00am Break  
11:00am 12:30pm Module 17: Legal Liability and Investigations Brenda V. Smith
12:30pm 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm 2:30pm Module 17 Continued Brenda V. Smith
2:00pm 2:15pm Addressing Unanswered Questions and Left-over Issues Brenda V. Smith
2:15pm 3:30pm Module 18: Human Resource Issues in Investigations of Staff Sexual Misconduct Susan Carle
3:30pm 3:45pm Break  
3:45pm 4:15pm Module 18 Continued Susan Carle
4:15pm 5:00pm Report Out on Action Plans All Available Faculty
5:00pm 5:30pm Shuttle bus from WCL to Embassy Suites  

Day 5   Friday, July 14, 2006
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 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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