PREA

 

                        PROTOCOL TO REPORT SUSPECTED ABUSE OR NEGLECT

To report any suspected abuse or neglect, call the DFPS Hotline at 1-800-252-5400. Any criminal investigations of alleged sexual abuse occurring at Pegasus Schools, Inc. will be investigated by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department, which can be contacted at (512) 398-6777. Pegasus adheres to the following PREA zero tolerance policy:

                              PEGASUS SCHOOLS, INC. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY

Pegasus Schools, Inc. promotes a safe environment for residents to live in to receive treatment and therapy for their presenting behaviors and/or charges. Pegasus Schools, Inc. has a zero tolerance policy in regards to any type of sexual abuse, harassment, or misconduct, and will react accordingly if any issues of this type of behavior are brought to our attention. Although we do have a grievance policy at Pegasus which residents can utilize to address issues such as this, there are also posters posted throughout the facility with a phone number on it that they can call in order to report any instances of sexual abuse, harassment, or misconduct. Pegasus Schools, Inc. will take immediate action in the event that someone has violated this zero tolerance policy in any capacity.

Under the guidelines of Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, Pegasus Schools, Inc. is required to post data in regards to sexual contact that occurs within our facility. Pegasus Schools, Inc. has reviewed all data collected from June 1,2015 to June 1, 2016. In that year , Pegasus provided a total of 64,240 days of service. During the above referenced time frame, there was one incident of sexual abuse, sexual harassment or sexual misconduct reported. The aggregate numbers for the above referenced time frame can be found below.

Pegasus Schools, Inc. received its PREA compliance letter and certification on September 1, 2016. If you would like to request a copy of the final audit letter, please send an email to keith.bradbury@pegasusschool.net to receive a PDF copy of the final audit letter findings and results.

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Pegasus Schools, Inc. Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment Aggregate Data
Founded/Substantiated Allegations 2015 2016 2017 2018
Staff on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0
Staff on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0
Inconclusive/Unsubstantiated Allegations 2015 2016 2017 2018
Staff on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0
Staff on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 1  1
Youth on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0
Unfounded Allegations 2015 2016 2017 2018
Staff on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  0
Staff on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0
Youth on Youth Sexual Abuse Allegations 0  4
Youth on Youth Sexual Harassment Allegations 0  0