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Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: The Impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act”

On November 10, 2010, from 8-5p.m., the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA), through funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will be hosting a training program on “Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities:  The Impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act,” at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort on the Fort McDowell Yavapai Reservation near Scottsdale, Arizona. This one-day training event is designed to provide front line detention officers and line supervisors in tribal detention facilities with the information and skills they need to appropriately respond to incidents of sexual abuse and violence within the jail environment.

This training program is being offered FREE of charge, however participants will be expected to cover any travel and lodging costs associated with their participation.  APPA is able to offer a limited number of training scholarships to eligible participants to assist with related travel expenses.

Click here for the training announcement and registration brochure.

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