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December 2012

Secretary Napolitano Announces Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities

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This press release announces new standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and assault in confinement facilities in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA).
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July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

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This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
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November 2009

Working with Battered Women in Jail: A Manual for Community-Based Battered Women's Advocates

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It is our hope that this manual will challenge assumptions, foster critical thinking, and provide a fundamental understanding of the needs of battered women in jail. Our goal is to support an ever-expanding community of people providing effective advocacy to battered women in jail.
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February 2009

A Call for Change: Protecting the Rights of LGBTQ Detainees

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This article explores the danger of sexual violence experienced by LGBTQ prisoners. Reporting on the inmate survey mandated by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), this article includes recommendations on raising awareness, ensuring safety, training staff, and responding to reports of sexual violence.
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January 2009

Sexual Abuse in U.S. Immigration Detention

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This brief fact sheet talks about the risk of sexual abuse that immigration detainees face and the difficulty of seeking assistance.
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January 2009

The National Juvenile Online Victimization Study: Methodology Report

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Information from a national sample of law enforcement agencies about the prevalence of arrests for and characteristics of internet sex crimes against minors.
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January 2009

Hope for Healing: Information for Survivors of Sexual Assault in Detention

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This publication is written for men and women who have survived sexual assault in prisons, jails, or other forms of detention. It offers general information about sexual abuse as well as information about the healing process.
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January 2009

The Accuracy of Recidivism Risk Assessments for Sexual Offenders: A Meta-Analysis

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These results suggest that it is possible to conduct psychologically informed risk assessments that have the dual advantages of high predictive accuracy and clinically useful understanding of specific cases.
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June 2008

Risk Assessment Instruments to Predict Recidivism of Sex Offenders: Practices in Washington State

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This paper reviews policies and practices regarding assessment of sex offenders for risk of re-offense among public agencies and private treatment providers in Washington State. The authors found that a diverse set of instruments are employed by public and private entities in making decisions about sex offenders.
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May 2008

Assessing the Risk of Juvenile Sex Offenders Using the Intensive Parole Sex Offender Domain

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The Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration contracted with the Institute to determine whether a valid risk assessment for sexual reoffending could be developed using data from the sex offender domain of the Intensive Parole Supervision Assessment (IPSA).This report summarizes the findings.
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July 2007

The Importance of Assessment in Sex Offender Management: An Overview of Key Principles and Practices

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It is designed for all stakeholders who have a role in sex offender management, whether as gatherers or consumers of assessment data. These stakeholders include judges, release decision makers, evaluators, treatment providers, personnel within correctional facilities, probation and parole officers, and administrators at all levels.
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May 2007

Research Bulletin: Sex Offender Populations, Recidivism and Actuarial Assessment

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The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the research on sex offender recidivism rates, and to provide an overview of the availability, validity and usefulness of actuarial risk assessment instruments specific to sex offenders.