Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana, Inc.
a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization

Influencing positive systemic change in youth's legal issues in the juvenile justice, education and child welfare systems within Indiana.
PREA supports the elimination, reduction, and prevention of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within corrections systems.  PREA: establishes a zero-tolerance standards for the incidence of sexual abuse in confinement settings in the United States; Makes the prevention of sexual abuse priority in each correctional system; Develop's and implements national standards for the detection, prevention, reduction, and punishment of prison rape; Increases the accountability of corrections officials who fail to detect, prevent, reduce, and punish prison rate; Requires the collection of statistical data regarding the prevalence of sexual abuse in facilities; and Provided periodic funding of grants for state correctional systems to address factors that contribute to the incidence of sexual abuse.
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
1800 N. Meridian Street, Suite 410   Indianapolis, Indiana  46202
Phone: (317) 916-0786   Fax: (317) 916-5369
Resources and Links:

Link: PREA Resource Center- Juvenile Facility Standards
Link: Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails
Link: A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents
Link: Center for Children's Law and Policy-PREA
Link: Oregon-PREA in the Juvenile Justice System
Link: Ohio Third Party Reporting Poster

Link: Comic Books - In Silence Youth Speaking Up About Sexual Abuse in Custody:

       Book 1: Billy Speaks Out (for male youth age 14-18) Feb 2012
       Book 2: Shelia's Dilemma (for female youth age 14-18) April 2012
       Book 3: Carlo's Question (focuses on sexual minority youth) May 2012
       Book 4: Mary's Friend (for female youth age 10-13) July 2012
       Book 5: Charlie's Report (for male youth age 10-13) July 2012

You Tube PREA Videos/Webinars/Trainings:
National PREA Resource Center- PREA Specialty Training: Module 1, Detecting and Assessing Signs of Sexual Abuse and Harassment
National PREA Resource Center-PREA Specialty Training: Module 2, Preserving Physical Evidence.
National PREA Resource Center-.PREA Specialty Training: Module 3, Effective and Professional Responses .
National PREA Resource Center-.PREA Specialty Training: Module 4, Reporting and the PREA Standards.
National PREA Resource Center-PREA and Medical and Mental Health Care: A Trauma-Informed Approach
National PREA Resource Center-A Blueprint for Healing: The PREA Standards and Trauma-Informed Care
National PREA Resource Center- PREA: What You Need to Know as a Health Care Leader

Indiana Juvenile Detention Centers' PREA Policies

Bartholomew County
Howard County
Johnson County
Porter County