This course is designed to provide corrections staff, volunteers, and contractors with Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Refresher training that work in Adult City, County, State, Federal, and Tribal Correctional Facilities.

As a pre-requisite, all attendees should have completed a full PREA Initial Employee training course to have a good basic understanding of PREA.

In this course we are going to cover the following topics:

PREA Basics

  • Zero Tolerance Policy
  • Dynamics of Sexual Abuse in Detention
  • Detecting Signs of Sexual Abuse

Effects of Abuse

  • Disclosures
  • Common Reactions to Abuse
  • Responding to Victimized Inmates 

Professional Communication and Boundaries

  • Professional Communication
  • Appropriate Interactions
  • Compromised Professionalism 

Inmate Privacy

  • Reasonable Privacy Does Not Compromise Security
  • Housing Unit Announcements
  • Pat and Strip Searches

Ways Inmates Can Report

  • Multiple Ways Inmates Can Report
  • Third-Party Reporting
  • Reporting from Segregation

This course covers the following PREA Standards:

  • §115.11 – Zero tolerance of sexual abuse and sexual harassment; PREA coordinator
  • §115.15 – Limits to cross-gender viewing and searches
  • §115.31 – Employee training
  • §115.51 – Inmate reporting
  • §115.52 – Exhaustion of administrative remedies;
  • §115.54 – Third-party reporting
  • §115.64 – Staff first responder duties
  • §115.82 – Access to emergency medical and mental health services

Complete and Continue