Resources & Publications

The Project website has an incredible number of resources available to you to help you better understand PREA. Below you will find a helpful list of resources that will really get your understanding of the PREA standards and your PREA implementation efforts on the right track, including publications, curriculum, training, and webinars. 

If you have any questions or need additional resources, please contact us atendsilence@wcl.american.edu.

State-by-State Transgender Housing Policies

State-by-State Transgender Housing Policies

2007

In 2016, the Justice Department issued a memorandum reaffirming its policy that transgender prisoners cannot be housed according to their anatomy alone but must be assigned to facilities on a case-by-case basis, with the inmate’s own sense of where he or she would be safest “given serious consideration .” However, transgender prisoners in many states continue to be housed according to their gender at birth — transgender women housed with men, transgender men housed with women. We invite states and local municipalities to share and/ or correct the information we have found regarding their policies on housing for transgender inmates.

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Corrections Based Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Community Corrections Professionals

Corrections Based Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Community Corrections Professionals

December 2009

American Probation and Parole Association et. al. Corrections Based Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Community Corrections Professionals. Alexandria, VA. December 2009.

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Sexual Victimization Reported by Former State Prisoners

Sexual Victimization Reported by Former State Prisoners

May 2012

United States. The Department of Justice/ Bureau of Justice Statistics. Sexual Victimization Reported by Former State Prisoners, 2008. Comp. by Allen Beck and Candace Johnson. Washington, DC. May 2012.

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Standards for the Prevention, Detection, Response and Monitoring of Sexual Abuse in Community Corrections

Standards for the Prevention, Detection, Response and Monitoring of Sexual Abuse in Community Corrections

June 23, 2009

United States. The Department of Justice/ National Prison Rape Elimination Commission. Standards for the Prevention, Detection, Response and Monitoring of Sexual Abuse in Community Corrections. Washington, DC. June 23, 2009.