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Review for Just Detention International, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Women's Center-High Desert, Inc. has been involved with Just Detention International since 2005. We work closely together to provide confidential rape ciisis counseling to incarcerated victims of sexual assault. Our pilot site is at Californa Correctional Institution-Tehachapi. We have presented our program at the National Sexual Assault Conference in Los Angeles as well as the California Probation, Parole, and Corrections conference in San Francisco. Due to Just Detention International's continued work on the PREA standards, we were invited to attend a listenting session hosted by the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. We value our working relationship with Just Detention International and truly believe that we are helping to target a population that has been overlooked and ignored for too long.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & We have assisted Just Detention International in creating a Sexual Assault Response Team within the institution. They continue to work together to train staff to respond to victims of sexual violence while in custody. They have finally brought light to .