From OJJDP:The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is a component of the Office of Justice Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice. Just Detention International (JDI), with support from the Office on Violence Against Women, will present the Webinar "One in Eight: The Reality of Sexual Abuse in Youth Detention.
Date & Time: On April 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. ET
Webinar, designed for youth advocates, service providers, and others in
the victim services field, will focus on the crisis of sexual abuse of
youth in juvenile detention facilities. Presenters will discuss the
offenses that most often result in the incarceration of young people,
types of juvenile detention facilities, and the Prison Rape Elimination
Act, as applied to these facilities. Community advocates and survivors
of sexual abuse in detention are featured speakers.
This Webinar is the first in a three-part series on providing services to survivors of sexual abuse in juvenile detention.Resources:Registration is available online.
Find more on this topic at NIC Juvenile Justice Resources.
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