DJJ Form PREA01 Exhibit B "Prison Rape Elimination Act Acknowledgement" - Florida

What Is DJJ Form PREA01 Exhibit B?

This is a legal form that was released by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice - a government authority operating within Florida. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • The latest edition provided by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Quick to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

Download a printable version of DJJ Form PREA01 Exhibit B by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Download DJJ Form PREA01 Exhibit B "Prison Rape Elimination Act Acknowledgement" - Florida

Download PDF

Fill PDF online

Rate (4.5 / 5) 28 votes
EXHIBIT B
PREA 01
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I
By signing this form, you are stating that you are aware of our sexual abuse
assault policies,
governed by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and the United States Department of Justice
Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.
In accordance with the 2003 Prison Rape Elimination Act, the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has a
zero tolerance policy for sexual assault or sexual harassment to any youth in our custody (FDJJ policy 1919).
The Department will have all reported incidents of sexual assaults
investigated, and
will address the safety
and treatment needs of youths who have been sexually
assaulted,
and will discipline and prosecute those
who sexually assault
youths.
ANY employee, volunteer, contractor, or vendor can and will accept any information from a youth regarding
sexual abuse, sexual assault or sexual harassment and will
immediately
report the information to one of the
following;
a facility staff member, the
Sexual Abuse Hotline 1-800-962-2873 or the DJJ Incident Hotline 1-800-
355-2280 or the Florida Abuse Hotline 1-800-962-2873.
A youth may feel more comfortable reporting sexual
abuse or sexual assault to someone other than a staff member and all individuals are legally bound to
immediately report the information for further actions
including
medical and mental health treatment,
segregation from the suspect, collection of evidence, criminal
investigation,
and other necessary procedures.
Time is of the essence in reporting sexual abuse and sexual assault.
The definition of sexual abuse
I assault
is
engaging
in,
or attempting to engage
in,
a sexual act with any
youth or the intentional touching of an
youth's
genitalia, anus, groin, breast, inner
thigh,
or buttocks, with
the
intent
to abuse, humiliate, harass, degrade, arouse, or gratify the sexual desire of any
person.
Sexual
acts or contacts between a youth and a staff member, even when no objections are raised, are always
illegal, and by law, considered non-consensual.
Sexual abuse by a youth - Includes any of the following acts, if the victim does not consent, is coerced into
such act by overt or implied threats of violence, or is unable to consent or refuse:
1.
Contact between the penis and the vulva or the penis and the anus, including penetration, however
slight;
2.
Contact between the mouth and the penis, vulva, or anus;
3.
Penetration of the anal or genital opening of another person, however slight, by a hand, finger, object, or
their instrument; and
4.
Any other intentional touching, either directly or through the clothing, of the genitalia, anus, groin,
breast, inner thigh, or the buttocks of another person, where the youth has the intent to abuse, arouse,
or gratify sexual desire and excluding contact incidental to a physical altercation
.
Sexual abuse by a staff member, contractor, or volunteer - Includes any of the following acts, with or without
consent of the youth:
1.
Contact between the penis and the vulva or the penis and the anus, including penetration, however
slight;
2.
Contact between the mouth and the penis, vulva, or anus;
2737 Centerview Drive
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3100
(850) 488-1850
http://www.djj.state.fl.us
The mission of the Department of Juvenile Justice is to increase public safety by reducing juvenile delinquency through effective
prevention, intervention, and treatment services that strengthen families and turn around the lives of troubled youth.
EXHIBIT B
PREA 01
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I
By signing this form, you are stating that you are aware of our sexual abuse
assault policies,
governed by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and the United States Department of Justice
Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.
In accordance with the 2003 Prison Rape Elimination Act, the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has a
zero tolerance policy for sexual assault or sexual harassment to any youth in our custody (FDJJ policy 1919).
The Department will have all reported incidents of sexual assaults
investigated, and
will address the safety
and treatment needs of youths who have been sexually
assaulted,
and will discipline and prosecute those
who sexually assault
youths.
ANY employee, volunteer, contractor, or vendor can and will accept any information from a youth regarding
sexual abuse, sexual assault or sexual harassment and will
immediately
report the information to one of the
following;
a facility staff member, the
Sexual Abuse Hotline 1-800-962-2873 or the DJJ Incident Hotline 1-800-
355-2280 or the Florida Abuse Hotline 1-800-962-2873.
A youth may feel more comfortable reporting sexual
abuse or sexual assault to someone other than a staff member and all individuals are legally bound to
immediately report the information for further actions
including
medical and mental health treatment,
segregation from the suspect, collection of evidence, criminal
investigation,
and other necessary procedures.
Time is of the essence in reporting sexual abuse and sexual assault.
The definition of sexual abuse
I assault
is
engaging
in,
or attempting to engage
in,
a sexual act with any
youth or the intentional touching of an
youth's
genitalia, anus, groin, breast, inner
thigh,
or buttocks, with
the
intent
to abuse, humiliate, harass, degrade, arouse, or gratify the sexual desire of any
person.
Sexual
acts or contacts between a youth and a staff member, even when no objections are raised, are always
illegal, and by law, considered non-consensual.
Sexual abuse by a youth - Includes any of the following acts, if the victim does not consent, is coerced into
such act by overt or implied threats of violence, or is unable to consent or refuse:
1.
Contact between the penis and the vulva or the penis and the anus, including penetration, however
slight;
2.
Contact between the mouth and the penis, vulva, or anus;
3.
Penetration of the anal or genital opening of another person, however slight, by a hand, finger, object, or
their instrument; and
4.
Any other intentional touching, either directly or through the clothing, of the genitalia, anus, groin,
breast, inner thigh, or the buttocks of another person, where the youth has the intent to abuse, arouse,
or gratify sexual desire and excluding contact incidental to a physical altercation
.
Sexual abuse by a staff member, contractor, or volunteer - Includes any of the following acts, with or without
consent of the youth:
1.
Contact between the penis and the vulva or the penis and the anus, including penetration, however
slight;
2.
Contact between the mouth and the penis, vulva, or anus;
2737 Centerview Drive
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3100
(850) 488-1850
http://www.djj.state.fl.us
The mission of the Department of Juvenile Justice is to increase public safety by reducing juvenile delinquency through effective
prevention, intervention, and treatment services that strengthen families and turn around the lives of troubled youth.
3.
Contact between the mouth and any body part where the staff member, contractor, or volunteer has the
intent to abuse, arouse, or gratify sexual desire;
4.
Penetration of the anal or genital opening, however slight, by a hand, finger, object, or other instrument,
that is unrelated to official duties or where the staff member, contractor, or volunteer has the intent to
abuse, arouse, or gratify sexual desire;
5.
Any other intentional contact, either directly or through the clothing, of or with the genitalia, anus, groin,
breast, inner thigh, or the buttocks, that is unrelated to official duties or where the staff member,
contractor, or volunteer has the intent to abuse, arouse, or gratify sexual desire;
6.
Any attempt, threat, or request by a staff member, contractor, or volunteer to engage in the activities
described in paragraphs (1)-(5) of this section;
7.
Any display by a staff member, contractor, or volunteer of his or her uncovered genitalia, buttocks, or
breast in the presence of a youth, and
8.
Voyeurism by a staff member, contractor, or volunteer.
Sexual harassment - Includes—
1.
Repeated or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or verbal comments,
gestures, or actions of a derogatory or offensive sexual nature by one youth directed toward
another; and
2.
Repeated or unwelcome verbal comments or gestures of a sexual nature to a youth by a staff
member, contractor, or volunteer, including demeaning references to gender, sexually suggestive or
derogatory comments about body or clothing, or obscene language or gestures.
Sexual Misconduct – Any act of sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment as defined herein
.
For further clarification please request a copy of the Department of Juvenile Justice policy FDDJ 1919.
I
I have read and understood the Sexual Abuse
Assault
policy:
Signature
_____________________________________________
________________________________
Printed name
Date
_______________________________________
_________________________________
Witness Signature
Title
Page of 2