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New in the Library - Addressing Sexual Violence Against Youth in Custody
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Now available in the NIC Library, “Addressing Sexual Violence Against Youth in Custody: Youth Workers’ Handbook on Identifying and Addressing Sexual Violence in Juvenile Justice Settings” is a first step in reaching out to staff in juvenile justice settings to help them identify, address, and appropriately respond to incidents of sexual abuse by staff or between youth.Thumbnail preview

Chapters include:

  • The Landscape of Juvenile Justice Agencies.
  • Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody.
  • Youth in Custody: The Role of Adolescent Development in Preventing Sexual Abuse.
  • Culture of Youth Facilities.
  • Identifying Inappropriate Staff-on-Youth and Youth-on-Youth Relationships.
  • Medical and Mental Health Care for Victims.
  • Investigating Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody: Duties of a First Responder.
  • Rights of Staff when an Allegation of Staff Sexual Misconduct Is Made.
  • Legal Liability and Sanctions for Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody.
  • Prevention Strategies.

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Find more on this topic at NIC Inmate Sexual Assault and Juveniles.

Posted Wed, Mar 6 2013 8:15 AM by Susan Powell


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