CORCAN Employment Overview. First Nations Social Development Society Celebrating our Success, Giving Hope, & Inspiring February 9, 2011. Mission.
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CORCAN Employment Overview
First Nations Social Development Society
Celebrating our Success, Giving Hope, & Inspiring
February 9, 2011
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), as part of the criminal justice system and respecting the rule of law, contributes to public safety by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens, while exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control.
To ensure inmates who participate in CORCAN activities are fully, regularly, and suitably employed in a work environment that strives to achieve private sector standards of productivity and quality.
To provide programs and services that facilitate inmates’ re-entry into the work force.
(Wardens and Parole Board of Canada’s Authority)
Andrews – RNR
(Risk, Need, Responsivity)
Risk – Reserve the highest intervention for those at the highest risk to re-offend
Need - Focus on Central Dynamic Risk Factors:
(Criminogenic factors are specific factors in offenders lives that lead to crime.)
$1 investment = $4 savings
81 – 43%
69 – 36%
41 – 21%
In addition to vocational training we are currently offering construction training as we renovate the aging facilities with set aside funding.
Section 84 is part of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and reads as follows:
For additional information onSection 84 of the Corrections and
Conditional Release Act or other Aboriginal specific
Aboriginal Community Development Officers:
Fraser Valley - Jeannie Andreassen – 604-870-2748
Greater Vancouver Area – Laura Baird – 604-202-6332
Prince George/Northern BC – Chris Hans - 250-851-4802
Vancouver Island – Carolyn Sampson – 250-363-0528
Aboriginal Community Liaison Officers:
Fraser Valley – Mel Huntinghawk – 604-820-5796
Vancouver/New West Parole – Veronica Sevigny – 604-666-8004
CORCAN – Pacific Region
Manager, Employment Employability Programs
CORCAN – Pacific Region