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It Can Happen Anywhere: Responding to Sexual Abuse in Small, Rural Jails, Just Detention International

The session reviews the obstacles to providing victim services in such facilities, including a lack of resources and trained crisis counselors. Expert speakers give advice on best practices to delivering vital services in isolated settings, covering hospital accompaniments, confidential reporting, and hotline calls. The webinar also reviews the new opportunities to expand inmate services afforded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards, which are binding on jails nationwide.