(a) The facility shall offer medical and mental health evaluation and, as appropriate,
treatment to all residents who have been victimized by sexual abuse in any prison,
jail, lockup, or juvenile facility.
(b) The evaluation and treatment of such victims shall include, as appropriate, follow-up
services, treatment plans, and, when necessary, referrals for continued care following
their transfer to, or placement in, other facilities, or their release from custody.
(c) The facility shall provide such victims with medical and mental health services consistent
with the community level of care.
(d) Resident victims of sexually abusive vaginal penetration while incarcerated shall
be offered pregnancy tests.
(e) If pregnancy results from conduct specified in paragraph (d) of this section, such
victims shall receive timely and comprehensive information about and timely access
to all lawful pregnancy-related medical services.
(f) Resident victims of sexual abuse while incarcerated shall be offered tests for sexually
transmitted infections as medically appropriate.
(g) Treatment services shall be provided to the victim without financial cost and regardless
of whether the victim names the abuser or cooperates with any investigation arising
out of the incident.
(h) The facility shall attempt to conduct a mental health evaluation of all known resident-on-resident
abusers within 60 days of learning of such abuse history and offer treatment when
deemed appropriate by mental health practitioners.
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