In compliance with section 115.322 of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards, Outside In has provided policies to ensure referrals of allegations for investigations. Those policies can be found by clicking here.
If you suspect sexual abuse has happened at Outside In, you may contact the Director of Residential Services, at (724)238-8441, or you may call the Pennsylvania State Police. Please have any information or evidence available for the investigator who will be assigned to handle the case. False accusations may be prosecuted. All reports are taken seriously and investigated as outlined in PREA.
Data Review for Corrective Action and Publication
In compliance with Section 115.388 of the PREA Standards, Outside In has reviewed the data collected and aggregated pursuant to section 115.387 in order to assess and improve the effectiveness of its sexual abuse prevention, detection and response policies, practices and training including:
- Identifying problem areas.
- Taking corrective action on an ongoing basis.
- Preparing an annual report of its findings and corrective actions.
Also, in compliance with Section 115.389 of the PREA Standards, Outside In shall make all aggregate sexual abuse data readily available to the public at least annually. To view the policy governing this data collection, click here.
The Director of Residential Services will issue an annual report regarding PREA, which will be available here.
To review the PREA audit report click here.