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Virginia Title II PREA Reallocation

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $18,694)

With OJJDP funds, the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services will support PREA implementation efforts of the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). The goal of the project is to change and improve organizational and facility culture to promote the zero tolerance for sexual assault and sexual harassment policy required by PREA standards. The rates of indecent exposures (resident to staff and resident to resident) in the agencys juvenile correctional centers to not reflect adherence to established policy. The strategy to begin culture change will be to provide foundational dialogue practices training to the agencys executive team and Beaumont and Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Centers administrative teams. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 21, 2014