This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This course has been approved by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy for 1.00 hours. CJA Lesson Plan #6109
This activity is approved for 1.00 STC credit hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: The Prison Rape Elimination Act Defined A. The Prison Rape Elimination Act B. Purpose of PREA C. The National PREA Standards D. Who Must Follow the Standards? E. Other Forms of PREA Standards F. Knowledge Check G. Section Summary Section 3: Liabilities, Policies, and Requirements A. Assess Your Knowledge B. Federal Criminal Liability C. State Criminal Liability D. Civil Liability E. Constitutional Liability F. Professional Liability G. Zero-Tolerance Policy H. PREA Training Requirements I. Let’s Review J. Section Summary Section 4: Defining Sexual Abuse A. Assess You Knowledge B. Sexual Abuse Defined C. Correctional Agencies Definitions D. Exigent Circumstances E. Abuse or Not Abuse: That Is the Question F. Section Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resource D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam G. BrainSparks
Elizabeth Layman's career includes nine years as a police officer/detective in Arlington, Virginia, including patrol, sexual assault investigations, and forensics. She was with the Florida Corrections and Florida Parole Commission for 16 years as a Parole Officer and Administrative Hearing Officer conducting hearings with thousands of inmate/detainees/detainees in prisons and jails. Additionally, she served as a special investigator for the Office of Florida Governor. Since 1998, Ms. Layman has been President of Price Layman, Inc., a criminal justice consulting firm. She has worked as a consultant with the U.S. Department of Justice, providing technical assistance and training on sexual misconduct and abuse for more than 300 jail administrators, corrections, and law enforcement agencies. Ms. Layman developed and delivers the following curricula: Training for Investigators of Staff Sexual Misconduct; The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003: Impact on Law Enforcement; co-authorship of Resource Guide for New Wardens; PREA – Policy Development Guide for Sheriffs and Chiefs, Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders: Policy Development Guide for Community Corrections; Preventing and Responding to Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities. Ms. Layman continues to work across the country to assist with implementation of PREA. Ms. Layman has a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Virginia Tech. Disclosure: Elizabeth Layman, B.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer: Kimberly Cobb, M.S.
Mrs. Cobb is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Mrs. Cobb has 24 years of experience working in criminal and juvenile justice. She has worked in direct service positions as well as in research, training, and technical assistance capacities. She was the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts; a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives; and a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky managing federal, state, and foundation grants awarded to the College of Medicine, Behavioral Science department, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, and Kentucky Rural Medical Centers.
Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, M.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.