OAR 291-210-0020

(1) Adult in Custody (AIC): Any person under the supervision of DOC who is not on parole, post-prison supervision, or probation.
(2) Behavioral Health Services (BHS): A Department of Corrections Health Services unit with primary responsibility for the assessment and treatment of AICs with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance use disorders.
(3) Gender: The socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes that a given society typically or historically assigns to men and women.
(4) Gender dysphoria: A psychological condition characterized by significant emotional distress and impairment in life functioning, caused by incongruence between gender identity and sex assigned at birth.
(5) Gender Identity: Distinct from sexual orientation and refers to a person’s internal, deeply felt sense of being male, female or something else.
(6) Intersex: A medical condition in which a person is born with external genitalia, internal reproductive organs, chromosome patterns, or an endocrine system that does not fit typical definitions of male or female.
(7) PREA Compliance Manager: A management staff person designated by the institution functional unit manager with sufficient time and authority to coordinate the facility’s efforts to comply with the federal PREA standards.
(8) Transgender and Intersex Committee: A multi-disciplinary working group of DOC officials that reviews and determines appropriate housing assignments, recommends safety plans and provides support for AICs who identify as transgender or intersex. The committee will include at least one individual with knowledge of gender issues facing transgender and intersex AICs.
(9) Transgender: A person who identifies with or expresses a gender identity that differs from their assigned sex at birth.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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