AUDIENCE: Advocates, Corrections Professionals
This two-day interactive training program will be led by Just Detention International, an international nonprofit and a consulting partner of the PREA Resource Center.
This training is intended to support all levels and jurisdictions of corrections staff, medical and behavioral health personnel, and victim services providers in their work with incarcerated survivors of sexual violence. There will be dynamic group activities, videos, individual exercises, and open discussions about challenges. Helpful resources will be provided.
November 28-29, 2018
- Wednesday, Nov. 28: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm- Thursday, Nov. 29: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Registration begins at 8:30 am on Day 1
Hilton Garden Inn3320 South 9th StreetSalina, KS Directions
Registration Fee: FREE
Training materials, handouts and snacks provided. Lunch is on your own.
How To Register:
To register online, you must first create an account and login, then choose Register (Individual) or Register (Group). It will display in the lower left corner after login. If you need assistance registering, contact:
Shelly Newmansnewman@kcsdv.org785-232-9784 ext. 314
We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.
Tara Graham,Just Detention International (JDI)
Tara Graham, MPH, is a Senior Program Director in JDI’s Washington, D.C. office. She provides training and technical assistance to corrections agencies on preventing and responding to sexual abuse in detention. She has been working on the development and implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards for more than 10 years, including at the National PREA Resource Center. Her research experience includes interviewing homeless and runaway youth and incarcerated women about issues including drug use, sexual behaviors, and experience with physical and sexual violence. Previously, Tara served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania working on HIV/AIDS prevention with an emphasis on women and youth.
Practical ways that collaboration between corrections and advocacy programs can best meet the needs of all parties while remaining victim-centered and PREA-compliant
Trauma-informed services and ethical guidelines of victim services providers
Establishing victim services while maintaining safety and security
Identifying key symptoms of trauma and vicarious trauma and managing related issues
Supporting the needs of LGBTI survivors in confinement
Hilton Garden Inn Salina785-309-0440
Contact the Hilton Garden Inn Salina and reserve your room by November 2 to receive the “KCSDV” rate of $94.00 per night.
Sarah Hachmeister785-232-9784 ext. 327 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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This project is supported by subgrant number 18-VAWA-19 awarded through the Federal Office on Violence Against Women as administered by the Kansas Governor’s Grants Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication, program, or exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor or the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
Total Training Hours: 10.5
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