Date TBD Regional PREA Gaston Co

PREA and Advocacy: Victim Support Services to Incarcerated Survivors” is a regional workshop for Superintendents & PREA Compliance Managers at NCDPS Adult Correction Facilities and Executive Directors & PREA point people at rape crisis centers to gain an understanding of this federal corrections mandate.  This training is intended for the above mentioned individuals working in the following counties: Alexander, Anson, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Richmond, Rowan, Stanly, and Union (NCCASA’s Southwestern Region).

Correctional staff will have time in the morning (9:00am – 12:00pm) to increase their knowledge and skills around various advocacy concepts related to PREA.  Advocates will join correctional staff from their county for an afternoon (1:30pm – 4:30pm) of dialogue and activities to develop their partnership in providing support services for survivors who are behind bars.

This training is free however advanced registration is required.  Participants will be provided with the training address after registering.

This training will be facilitated by Tricia Smar, NCCASA’s PREA Victim Service Program Specialist.