Speakers Binder

The Speakers Binder provides general information about the issues and activities of the Correctional Service of Canada. It was designed to be used as a quick reference in preparing speeches and presentations.

Table of Contents

Section 1

Tips for Effective Presentations

  1. Presentation Considerations
  2. Planning Your Presentation
  3. Presentation Style & Method
  4. Writing Your Presentation
  5. Practice
  6. Questions & Answers
  7. End on a High Note
  8. Post-Presentation Follow-up

Section 2

The Mandate, Mission and Priorities of the Correctional Service of Canada

  1. Mandate of CSC as defined by legislation
  2. Mission of the Correctional Service of Canada
  3. 2007-08 Priorities and Beyond

Section 3

Federal Corrections and the Criminal Justice System

  1. The Criminal Justice System
    • Graphic: The Criminal Justice System
    • Graphic: Criminal Courts
    • Graphic: The Criminal Justice Process
    • Graphic: The Public Safety Portfolio

Section 4

CSC's Structure - Institutional and Community Correctional Environment

    • Graphic: Organization of the Correctional Service of Canada
    • Graphic: CSC - National Headquarters
    • Graphic: Institutional Organization
    • Graphic: Institutional Organization - Women's Institutions

Section 5

Overview of the Management of Offenders

  1. Offender Intake Assessment
  2. The Correctional Plan
  3. Risk assessment
  4. Rehabilitation
  5. Security Re-Classifications
  6. Conditional Release (Parole)
    • Graphic: Schematic Sample of Eligibility Dates for a 12-year Sentence
  7. Long-term Supervision Orders
  8. Supervision of Offenders in the Community

Section 6

Partners in Good Corrections

  1. The John Howard Society
  2. The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
  3. The Salvation Army
  4. The St. Leonard's Society of Canada
  5. L'Association des services de réhabilitation sociale du Québec
  6. Canadian Training Institute
  7. Canadian Criminal Justice Association
  8. National Association Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ)
  9. Volunteers
  10. Citizens' Advisory Committees
  11. Aboriginal Communities
  12. Faith-based Communities
  13. National Ethnocultural Advisory Committee (NEAC)
  14. BIFA

Section 7

CSC Issues and Challenges

  1. Health care
  2. Aging Offender Population
  3. Women Offenders
  4. Aboriginal Offenders
  5. Sexual Offenders
  6. Dangerous Offenders
  7. Gangs and Organized Crime
  8. Ethnocultural Offenders
  9. Violent Offenders

Section 8

Speaking Guidelines and Resources - Useful Resources

  1. The Speakers Tool Kit
  2. CSC Publications
  3. Multimedia Services
  4. Corrections in Canada - An Interactive Timeline
  5. Community Profiles
  6. CSC Quick Facts
  7. Public Safety Canada Library
  8. Statistics
  9. Tailored products for your presentation