Handbooks - Community Corrections

The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003:  The Impact of National PREA Standards on Community Corrections
By: Jaime M. Yarussi, M.S. and Professor Brenda V. Smith

This handbook aims to educate community corrections staff on:

  1. Why community correctional staff and administrators need to be concerned about sexual abuse of offenders.
  2. Identifying inappropriate relationships with and between offenders.
  3. The impact of the National PREA Standards on agency policies, practices and special concerns community correctional staff have in addressing PREA.
  4. Where reports of sexual abuse may come from and the duties of first responders.
  5. The consequences are for sexual abuse of offenders.
  6. How community correctional staff members can prevent sexual abuse of offenders.