This course discusses transgender inmates. This course will define terms related to gender and sexuality; identify appropriate and respectful means to engage transgender prisoner/inmates; discuss transgender prisoners/inmates and sexual violence; explain institutional response requirements as related to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA); and identify outside support for transgender survivors of sexual violence.
At the end of this unit of instruction, the student will be able to accomplish the following objectives as outlined in the lesson:
6.2.1 Define transgender and other terms related to gender and sexuality.
6.2.2 Identify appropriate and respectful means to engage transgender prisoners/inmates.
6.2.3 Explain why transgender prisoner/inmates are more likely to experience sexual violence.
6.2.4 Explain institutional response requirements as they relate to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).
6.2.5 Identify outside support for transgender survivors of sexual violence.