Policy Bulletin 555
Why was the policy changed?
Commissioner's Directive 578 has been updated to clarify the responsibilities of various staff and modify the application of the Intensive Intervention Strategy (IIS) to be inclusive of some inmates that reside outside specific units. This will strengthen the integration of interventions for the management of women inmates classified as maximum security and women inmates with mental health needs.
What has changed?
The following outlines the major changes made to the policy:
How was it developed?
These amendments were developed by the Women Offender Sector in consultation with the Strategic Policy Division. Consultation occurred with internal and external stakeholders, including inmate committees.
Roles and responsibilities are detailed in the policy documents.
Who will be affected by the policy?
The changes affect all staff working with women inmates at CSC operated women offender institutions/units.
For more information
- Government-wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- The Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- The Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- The Canada–United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
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