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SLSC routinely conducts research and engages in advocacy and information sharing as key components of our mission. Through this work, we generate a wide variety of reports, policies, legislative submissions, and other documents that we’re pleased to share in this Resource Library.

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Legal Analysis: The Aging & Elderly Prison Population, , , Age, Aging & elderly, Community Corrections, Community-based, Correctional Service of Canada, Corrections, Discrimination, Prisoners, Prisons, Public Safety, Recommendations, Risk, Stigma2020other-reporthealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populationsage aging-elderly community-corrections community-based correctional-service-of-canada corrections discrimination prisoners prisons public-safety recommendations risk stigma
Bill S-230 Brief to Standing Senate Committee on Legal & Constitutional Affairs, , , , , , Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Human Rights, Judge, Judicial discretion, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Mental health, Parole, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release2024legislative-report-submission policy-briefcommunity-integration health housing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populationsalternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based conditional-release crf evaluation halfway-house human-rights judge judicial-discretion legal-and-constitutional-affairs mental-health parole public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration release
Vers un réseau intégré : Travailler ensemble pour éviter la criminalisation de personnes aux prises avec des problèmes de santé mentale, , , , , Collaboration, Education, Mental health, Program, Recommendations, Risk, Social determinants of health, Training2008research-reporthealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescollaboration education mental-health program recommendations risk social-determinants-of-health training
Les entreprises sociales et l’intégration au marché du travail des individus qui sortent du système de justice pénale ‒ une synthèse d’évaluation de projets pilotesCommunity-based, Conditional Release, Employment, Evaluation, Homelessness, Mental health, Parole, Public Safety, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Release, Social Enterprises, Temporary absence2015research-reportrelease-community-integrationcommunity-based conditional-release employment evaluation homelessness mental-health parole public-safety recommendations rehabilitation release social-enterprises temporary-absence
Infrastructure, croisements, innovation : bien comprendre les aménagements des établissements résidentiels communautaires face aux enjeux toujours changeant engendrés par la pandémie de COVID-19, , , CBRF, Collaboration, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, COVID-19, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Healthcare, Mental health, Pandemic, Physical Health, Policy, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration2021research-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments release-community-integrationcbrf collaboration community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based covid-19 crf evaluation halfway-house healthcare mental-health pandemic physical-health policy recommendations rehabilitation reintegration
L’Engagement communautaire : La clé de services correctionnels communautaires à l’intention de personnes souffrant de troubles mentaux, , , , , , Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Human Rights, Mental health, Parole, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release, Temporary absence2010research-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesalternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based conditional-release crf evaluation halfway-house human-rights mental-health parole public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration release temporary-absence
Mémoire présenté au comité permanent de la justice et des droits de la personne sur la loi sur la sécurité des rues et des communautés : projet de loi C-10, , , , , Addiction, Bill C-10, CCRA, Corrections and Conditional Release Act, Criminal Code, Criminal Record, Deterrence, Deterrent, Drug use, Drugs, Human Rights, Judge, Judicial discretion, Mandatory Minimum, Mental health, Pardons, Politics, Public Safety, Record Suspension, Sentencing, Serious crime, Standing Committee, Substance use, Transfer laws, Violent Offender, YCJA, Youth, Youth Criminal Justice Act2011legislative-report-submissionhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesaddiction bill-c-10 ccra corrections-and-conditional-release-act criminal-code criminal-record deterrence deterrent drug-use drugs human-rights judge judicial-discretion mandatory-minimum mental-health pardons politics public-safety record-suspension sentencing serious-crime standing-committee substance-use transfer-laws violent-offender ycja youth youth-criminal-justice-act
Young Adults and the Definition of Youth Within the Criminal Justice System, , , , Age, brain development, Child, Children, Criminal Code of Canada, Criminal Justice System, Legislation, Prison Culture, Recidivism, YCJA, Young Adult, Young Person, Youth, Youth Criminal Justice Act2022other-reporthealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populations values-based-principles-practicesage brain-development child children criminal-code-of-canada criminal-justice-system legislation prison-culture recidivism ycja young-adult young-person youth youth-criminal-justice-act
A Framework for Legal Analysis: The Aging & Elderly Prison Population, , , , Age, Aging & elderly, Community Corrections, Community-based, Correctional Service of Canada, Corrections, Discrimination, Prisoners, Prisons, Public Safety, Recommendations, Risk, Stigma2019other-reporthealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populations values-based-principles-practicesage aging-elderly community-corrections community-based correctional-service-of-canada corrections discrimination prisoners prisons public-safety recommendations risk stigma
Tips for Persons with Criminal Records Returning to the CommunityCommunity Corrections, Community-based, Criminal Record, Education, Employment, Financial Assistance, Goals, Mental health, Pardons, Recidivism, Recommendations, Record Suspension, Record Suspensions, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Social Services2021other-reportrelease-community-integrationcommunity-corrections community-based criminal-record education employment financial-assistance goals mental-health pardons recidivism recommendations record-suspension record-suspensions rehabilitation reintegration social-services
News Release Regarding LifeLine Funding Cut, , , , Community Corrections, Community-based, Correctional Service of Canada, Corrections, Cost, In-Reach Work, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mentorship, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife, Recommendations2012press-release-open-letterhousing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populationscommunity-corrections community-based correctional-service-of-canada corrections cost in-reach-work life-sentence lifeline lifer mentorship peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife recommendations
Native Counselling Services of Alberta Open Letter: Healing Lodges, Community-based Residential Facilities Help to Ensure Public Safety, , , , CBRF, Community-based, Correctional Service of Canada, CRF, Deterrence, Deterrent, Healing Lodge, McClintic, native Counselling Services of Alberta, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Surveillance2018press-release-open-letterhealth jail-prison-environments release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescbrf community-based correctional-service-of-canada crf deterrence deterrent healing-lodge mcclintic native-counselling-services-of-alberta public-safety recidivism rehabilitation reintegration surveillance
News Release Regarding McClintic Transfer from Healing Lodge, , , , Correctional Service of Canada, Deterrence, Deterrent, Healing Lodge, McClintic, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Surveillance2018press-release-open-letterhealth jail-prison-environments release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescorrectional-service-of-canada deterrence deterrent healing-lodge mcclintic public-safety recidivism rehabilitation reintegration surveillance
Response to Office of The Correctional Investigator (OCI) & Canadian Human Rights Commission’s (CHRC) Joint Report Aging and Dying in Prison, , , Accessibility, Age, Aging & elderly, Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, Canadian Human Rights, Collaboration, Community Corrections, Community-based, Correctional Service of Canada, Corrections, Deterrence, Deterrent, Discrimination, Healthcare, Mental health, Need, OCI, Office of the Correctional Investigator, Physical Health, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Risk, Stigma, Surveillance2019press-release-open-letterhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populationsaccessibility age aging-elderly alternatives alternatives-to-incarceration canadian-human-rights collaboration community-corrections community-based correctional-service-of-canada corrections deterrence deterrent discrimination healthcare mental-health need oci office-of-the-correctional-investigator physical-health public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation risk stigma surveillance
Response to the Government of Canada’s Tabling of the Federal Framework to Reduce Recidivism, Community, Deterrence, Deterrent, Federal Framework to Reduce Recidivism, FFRR, Government, Recidivism, Rehabilitation2022press-release-open-letterlegislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integrationcommunity deterrence deterrent federal-framework-to-reduce-recidivism ffrr government recidivism rehabilitation
News Release Regarding Corrections and Conditional Release Act: 30th Anniversary, Community, Conditional Release, Corrections, Corrections and Conditional Release Act, Rehabilitation, Reintegration2022press-release-open-lettercommunity-integration legislation-criminal-justice-reformcommunity conditional-release corrections corrections-and-conditional-release-act rehabilitation reintegration
Brief to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Bill C-5 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, , , Addiction, Bill c-5, Controlled drugs and substances act, Criminal Code, Deterrence, Deterrent, Drug use, Drugs, Human Rights, Judge, Judicial discretion, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Mandatory Minimum, Mental health, Politics, Public Safety, Senate Committee, Sentencing, Substance use2022legislative-report-submissioncommunity-integration health legislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivesaddiction bill-c-5 controlled-drugs-and-substances-act criminal-code deterrence deterrent drug-use drugs human-rights judge judicial-discretion legal-and-constitutional-affairs mandatory-minimum mental-health politics public-safety senate-committee sentencing substance-use
SLSC Policy on Privatization of Corrections, , Cost, Employment, Evaluation, For profit, Privacy, Private, Privatization, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Surveillance1999slsc-policyjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivescost employment evaluation for-profit privacy private privatization public-safety recidivism rehabilitation reintegration surveillance
SLSC Privacy PolicyPrivacy, Research ethics2004slsc-policyvalues-based-principles-perspectivesprivacy research-ethics
SLSC Policy on Electronic Monitoring, , , Accountability, Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, Bail, Bill C-10, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, Corrections, Cost, Crime Prevention, Deterrence, Deterrent, Discrimination, Electronic Monitoring, Equality, Evaluation, House arrest, Parole, Privacy, Probation, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release, Research ethics, Stigma, Surveillance, Technology, Temporary absence2013slsc-policyhousing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesaccountability alternatives alternatives-to-incarceration bail bill-c-10 community-corrections community-based conditional-release corrections cost crime-prevention deterrence deterrent discrimination electronic-monitoring equality evaluation house-arrest parole privacy probation public-safety recidivism rehabilitation reintegration release research-ethics stigma surveillance technology temporary-absence
SLSC Policy on Mandatory Minimums, Accountability, Criminal Code, Deterrence, Deterrent, Judge, Judicial discretion, Mandatory Minimum, Politics, Public Safety, Sentencing2017slsc-policylegislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivesaccountability criminal-code deterrence deterrent judge judicial-discretion mandatory-minimum politics public-safety sentencing
SLSC Policy on Victims, , Bill of Rights, Cost, Human Rights, Impact statement, Need, Public Safety, Restitution, Sentencing, Survivors, Victims2017slsc-policylegislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-of-rights cost human-rights impact-statement need public-safety restitution sentencing survivors victims
SLSC Policy on Crime Prevention, , Community-based, Cost, Crime Prevention, Criminogenic, Criminogenic needs, Policy, Prevention, Primary, Public Safety, Reintegration, Root of crime, Secondary, Tertiary2018slsc-policylegislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivescommunity-based cost crime-prevention criminogenic criminogenic-needs policy prevention primary public-safety reintegration root-of-crime secondary tertiary
SLSC Policy on Community-Based Social Justice, , , Collaboration, Community, Community-based, Discrimination, Equality, Stigma2018slsc-policyhousing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivescollaboration community community-based discrimination equality stigma
SLSC Policy on Aging and Elderly People in Conflict with the Law, , , , , , Accessibility, Age, Aging & elderly, Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, Community Corrections, Community-based, Correctional Service of Canada, Corrections, Deterrence, Deterrent, Healthcare, Mental health, Need, Physical Health, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Risk, Surveillance2018slsc-policyhealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesaccessibility age aging-elderly alternatives alternatives-to-incarceration community-corrections community-based correctional-service-of-canada corrections deterrence deterrent healthcare mental-health need physical-health public-safety recidivism rehabilitation risk surveillance
SLSC Policy on Capital Punishment, , , Abolish, Accountability, Capital punishment, Crime Prevention, Criminal Code, Death penalty, Deterrence, Deterrent, History, Homicide, Judge, Judicial discretion, Life sentence, Lifer, Murder, Politics, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Retribution, Retributive justice, Sentencing, Wrongful conviction2019slsc-policyjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesabolish accountability capital-punishment crime-prevention criminal-code death-penalty deterrence deterrent history homicide judge judicial-discretion life-sentence lifer murder politics public-safety recidivism rehabilitation retribution retributive-justice sentencing wrongful-conviction
SLSC Policy on Research Ethics, , Human Rights, Research ethics2019slsc-policyhealth legislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectiveshuman-rights research-ethics
SLSC Policy on Peer Mentoring, , , , , Community, Community-based, In-Reach Work, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mentorship, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife, Program, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Training2019slsc-policyhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescommunity community-based in-reach-work life-sentence lifeline lifer mentorship peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife program recidivism rehabilitation reintegration training
SLSC Policy on Right to Housing, , , , Aboriginal, Accessibility, Crime Prevention, Discrimination, Equality, Homelessness, Housing strategy, Indigenous, Poverty, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Root of crime, Stigma2019slsc-policyhealth housing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesaboriginal accessibility crime-prevention discrimination equality homelessness housing-strategy indigenous poverty public-safety recidivism rehabilitation reintegration root-of-crime stigma
SLSC Policy on The Role of Government, , , Collaboration, Community, Community-integration, Crime Prevention, Public Safety, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Root of crime2020slsc-policyjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivescollaboration community community-integration crime-prevention public-safety recidivism rehabilitation reintegration root-of-crime
SLSC Policy on Social EnterprisesCollaboration, Community-based, Conditional Release, Employment, Homelessness, Mental health, Parole, Program, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release, Social Enterprises, Temporary absence2020slsc-policyrelease-community-integrationcollaboration community-based conditional-release employment homelessness mental-health parole program public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration release social-enterprises temporary-absence
SLSC Policy on Impact of Long-term Incarceration, , , , , Age, Aging & elderly, Capital punishment, Community Corrections, Community-based, Corrections, Cost, Criminal Code, Death penalty, Deterrence, Deterrent, Human Rights, In-Reach Work, Incarceration, Judge, Judicial discretion, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mental health, Parole, Peer Life, PeerLife, Politics, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Sentencing, Surveillance2020slsc-policyhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesage aging-elderly capital-punishment community-corrections community-based corrections cost criminal-code death-penalty deterrence deterrent human-rights in-reach-work incarceration judge judicial-discretion life-sentence lifeline lifer mental-health parole peer-life peerlife politics public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration sentencing surveillance
SLSC Policy on the Impact of Criminal Records, , , Cost, Criminal Record, Discrimination, Employment, Equality, Pardon, Pardon User Fee, Record Suspension, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Stigma2020slsc-policyhousing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivescost criminal-record discrimination employment equality pardon pardon-user-fee record-suspension rehabilitation reintegration stigma
SLSC Policy on Universal Basic Income, , , , Cost, Crime Prevention, Employment, GLI, Guaranteed livable income, Homelessness, Negative income tax, Politics, Poverty, Survivors, UBI, Universal basic income, Victims, Women2021slsc-policyhealth housing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivescost crime-prevention employment gli guaranteed-livable-income homelessness negative-income-tax politics poverty survivors ubi universal-basic-income victims women
SLSC Policy on Restorative Justice, , Aboriginal, Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, Collaboration, Community Corrections, Community-based, Corrections, Cost, Crime Prevention, Indigenous, Judicial discretion, Public Safety, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Restorative Justice, Sentencing2021slsc-policyhealth legislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivesaboriginal alternatives alternatives-to-incarceration collaboration community-corrections community-based corrections cost crime-prevention indigenous judicial-discretion public-safety recommendations rehabilitation reintegration restorative-justice sentencing
SLSC Policy on Human Rights and Non-Discrimination, Canadian Human rights Act, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Community, Community Corrections, Discrimination, Human Rights, Mental health, Physical Health, Recidivism, Rehabilitation, Reintegration2022slsc-policylegislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivescanadian-human-rights-act charter-of-rights-and-freedoms community community-corrections discrimination human-rights mental-health physical-health recidivism rehabilitation reintegration
SLSC Policy on Racism in the Criminal Justice System, , , , , Aboriginal, Accessibility, Black, Collaboration, Correctional Service of Canada, Discrimination, Equality, Human Rights, Incarceration, Indigenous, Mental health, Physical Health, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Risk, Stigma, Surveillance2022slsc-policyhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesaboriginal accessibility black collaboration correctional-service-of-canada discrimination equality human-rights incarceration indigenous mental-health physical-health rehabilitation reintegration risk stigma surveillance
SLSC Policy on Equitable and Consistent Standards of Healthcare for Justice-Involved People, , , Aboriginal, Accessibility, Correctional Service of Canada, Healthcare, Human Rights, Indigenous, Mental health, Physical Health, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Risk2022slsc-policyhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivesaboriginal accessibility correctional-service-of-canada healthcare human-rights indigenous mental-health physical-health rehabilitation reintegration risk
Good Practices Manual: Principles to Practice, , , , , , Aboriginal, Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Collaboration, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Indigenous, Mental health, Needs, NIMBY, Parole, Program, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release, Temporary absence, Women2007research-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesaboriginal alternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf collaboration community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based conditional-release crf evaluation halfway-house indigenous mental-health needs nimby parole program public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration release temporary-absence women
Community Connections: The Key to Community Corrections for Individuals with Mental Health Disorders, , , , , , Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Human Rights, Mental health, Parole, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release, Temporary absence2010research-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesalternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based conditional-release crf evaluation halfway-house human-rights mental-health parole public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration release temporary-absence
Homes for the ‘Hard to House’ Research Findings Report, , Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Collaboration, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, Cost, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Model, Needs, NIMBY, Parole, Program, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release, Risk, Second stage housing, Temporary absence, Transitional housing2012research-reporthousing-halfway-houses release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesalternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf collaboration community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based conditional-release cost crf evaluation halfway-house model needs nimby parole program public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration release risk second-stage-housing temporary-absence transitional-housing
Homes for the Hard to House: H2H Model, , Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Collaboration, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, Cost, CRF, Halfway house, Model, Needs, NIMBY, Parole, Program, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Release, Risk, Second stage housing, Temporary absence, Transitional housing2012other-reporthousing-halfway-houses release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesalternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf collaboration community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based conditional-release cost crf halfway-house model needs nimby parole program public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation reintegration release risk second-stage-housing temporary-absence transitional-housing
Towards an Integrated Network Second Edition, , , , , , Collaboration, Education, Homelessness, Mental health, Program, Recommendations, Risk, Social determinants of health, Training2013research-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescollaboration education homelessness mental-health program recommendations risk social-determinants-of-health training
Literature Summary Promising Practices for Train the Trainer in Peer Mentoring Workshop, , , Aboriginal, Addiction, Collaboration, Community-based, Drug, Drug use, Evaluation, Indigenous, Mental health, Mentorship, Peer Mentoring, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Risk, Substance use, Training, Women2014research-reporthealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populationsaboriginal addiction collaboration community-based drug drug-use evaluation indigenous mental-health mentorship peer-mentoring recommendations rehabilitation risk substance-use training women
Social Enterprise and Labour Market Integration for Individuals Exiting the Criminal Justice System ‒ A Synthesis of Pilot Project EvaluationCommunity-based, Conditional Release, Employment, Evaluation, Homelessness, Mental health, Parole, Public Safety, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Release, Social Enterprises, Temporary absence2015research-reportrelease-community-integrationcommunity-based conditional-release employment evaluation homelessness mental-health parole public-safety recommendations rehabilitation release social-enterprises temporary-absence
SLSC Train the Trainer Workshop: Problematic Substance Use, Consolidated Report, , , Addiction, Collaboration, Community-based, Drug, Drug use, Evaluation, Mental health, Mentorship, Peer Mentoring, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Rick Sauve, Risk, Substance use, Training2017research-reporthealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populationsaddiction collaboration community-based drug drug-use evaluation mental-health mentorship peer-mentoring recommendations rehabilitation rick-sauve risk substance-use training
Beyond Custody: Positive Pathways to Housing for Youth in Conflict with the Law, , , CBRF, Collaboration, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community-based, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Homelessness, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Youth2018research-reporthousing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populationscbrf collaboration community community-based-residential-facilities community-based crf evaluation halfway-house homelessness recommendations rehabilitation youth
Life(r)’s Work: Developing a Modernized Strategy for Life-Sentenced People in Canada, , , , Community-based, Evaluation, History, In-Reach Work, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mentorship, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife2019research-reportjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescommunity-based evaluation history in-reach-work life-sentence lifeline lifer mentorship peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife
Life(r)’s Work: Supporting a Modernized Strategy for Life-Sentenced People in Canada, , , , Community-based, Evaluation, History, In-Reach Work, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mentorship, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife2020research-reportjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescommunity-based evaluation history in-reach-work life-sentence lifeline lifer mentorship peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife
Infrastructure, Intersections, and Innovation: Understanding Community-based Residential Facilities Within a Shifting COVID-19 Landscape, , , CBRF, Collaboration, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, COVID-19, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Healthcare, Mental health, Pandemic, Physical Health, Policy, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Reintegration2021research-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments release-community-integrationcbrf collaboration community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based covid-19 crf evaluation halfway-house healthcare mental-health pandemic physical-health policy recommendations rehabilitation reintegration
Towards an Integrated Network: Working Together to Avoid Criminalization of People with Mental Health Problems, , , , , Collaboration, Education, Mental health, Program, Recommendations, Risk, Social determinants of health, Training2008research-reporthealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescollaboration education mental-health program recommendations risk social-determinants-of-health training
Life(r)’s Work: An Historical Analysis and Evaluation of a Program for Life Sentenced People in Canada, , , , Community-based, Evaluation, History, In-Reach Work, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mentorship, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife2017research-reportjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivescommunity-based evaluation history in-reach-work life-sentence lifeline lifer mentorship peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife
Why Crime Prevention?, Community-based, Cost, Crime Prevention, Criminogenic, Criminogenic needs, Prevention, Primary, Public Safety, Reintegration, Root of crime, Secondary, Tertiary2001other-reportlegislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivescommunity-based cost crime-prevention criminogenic criminogenic-needs prevention primary public-safety reintegration root-of-crime secondary tertiary
Halfway houses for federal offenders: What do we know about them? (FORUM on Corrections Research), Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, CRF, Evaluation, Halfway house, Human Rights, Politics, Public Safety, Rehabilitation, Risk2003other-reporthousing-halfway-houses release-community-integrationalternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based crf evaluation halfway-house human-rights politics public-safety rehabilitation risk
Do Halfway Houses Affect Property Values?, , Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Corrections, Community-based, Cost, CRF, Criminal Record, Halfway house, Human Rights, Myth, NIMBY, Politics, Property Value, Public Safety, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Risk2004fact-sheethousing-halfway-houses release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesalternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf community community-based-residential-facilities community-corrections community-based cost crf criminal-record halfway-house human-rights myth nimby politics property-value public-safety rehabilitation reintegration risk
Position Paper on Community Supports: Alternatives to Traditional Approaches (submitted to the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) as part of the PBC Academic Think Tank on Community Corrections), , , , , Age, Aging & elderly, Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, CBRF, Collaboration, Community, Community based residential facilities, Community Correctional Centres, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, Cost, CRF, Criminogenic, Criminogenic needs, Deterrence, Deterrent, Discrimination, Employment, Evaluation, Halfway house, Human Rights, In-Reach Work, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mental health, Mentorship, Parole, Parole Board of Canada, PBC, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife, Politics, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Release, Risk, Root of crime, Stigma, Surveillance, Temporary absence2019other-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesage aging-elderly alternatives alternatives-to-incarceration cbrf collaboration community community-based-residential-facilities community-correctional-centres community-corrections community-based conditional-release cost crf criminogenic criminogenic-needs deterrence deterrent discrimination employment evaluation halfway-house human-rights in-reach-work life-sentence lifeline lifer mental-health mentorship parole parole-board-of-canada pbc peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife politics public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation release risk root-of-crime stigma surveillance temporary-absence
Smart on Crime: The St. Leonard’s Perspective on What Works and What Matters in Criminal Justice, , , , , , Access, Addiction, Age, Aging & elderly, Bill C-53, Bill C-75, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, Cost, Counseling, Criminal Record, Drug, Drug use, Employment, Health, Housing, Housing strategy, Judicial discretion, Mental health, Pardon, Parole, Politics, Record Suspension, Release, Segregation, Sentencing, SIU, Smart on Crime, Solitary Confinement, Structured intervention unit, Substance use, Temporary absence, Trauma2019other-reporthealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesaccess addiction age aging-elderly bill-c-53 bill-c-75 community-corrections community-based conditional-release cost counseling criminal-record drug drug-use employment health housing housing-strategy judicial-discretion mental-health pardon parole politics record-suspension release segregation sentencing siu smart-on-crime solitary-confinement structured-intervention-unit substance-use temporary-absence trauma
Summary of SLSC’s Brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights: Bill C-4 An Act to Amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act, , , , , Bill C-25, Bill C-4, Deterrence, Deterrent, History, Judicial discretion, Justice and Human Rights, Mental health, Public Safety, Recommendations, Sentencing, Standing Committee, Violent Offender, YCJA, Youth, Youth Criminal Justice Act2010legislative-report-submissionhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-25 bill-c-4 deterrence deterrent history judicial-discretion justice-and-human-rights mental-health public-safety recommendations sentencing standing-committee violent-offender ycja youth youth-criminal-justice-act
Brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights: Bill C-4 An Act to Amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act, , , , , Bill C-25, Bill C-4, Deterrence, Deterrent, History, Judicial discretion, Justice and Human Rights, Mental health, Public Safety, Recommendations, Sentencing, Standing Committee, Violent Offender, YCJA, Youth, Youth Criminal Justice Act2010legislative-report-submissionhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-25 bill-c-4 deterrence deterrent history judicial-discretion justice-and-human-rights mental-health public-safety recommendations sentencing standing-committee violent-offender ycja youth youth-criminal-justice-act
Brief to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Parole Board of Canada Propose Pardon User Fee Increase, , Community Corrections, Cost, Criminal Record, Discrimination, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Pardon, Pardon User Fee, Public Safety, Record Suspension, Reintegration, Standing Committee, Stigma2011legislative-report-submissionlegislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivescommunity-corrections cost criminal-record discrimination legal-and-constitutional-affairs pardon pardon-user-fee public-safety record-suspension reintegration standing-committee stigma
Brief to Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights: Bill C-10 Omnibus Crime Bill, , , , , Addiction, Bill C-10, CCRA, Corrections and Conditional Release Act, Criminal Code, Criminal Record, Deterrence, Deterrent, Drug use, Drugs, Human Rights, Judge, Judicial discretion, Mandatory Minimum, Mental health, Pardons, Politics, Public Safety, Record Suspension, Sentencing, Serious crime, Standing Committee, Substance use, Transfer laws, Violent Offender, YCJA, Youth, Youth Criminal Justice Act2011legislative-report-submissionhealth jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesaddiction bill-c-10 ccra corrections-and-conditional-release-act criminal-code criminal-record deterrence deterrent drug-use drugs human-rights judge judicial-discretion mandatory-minimum mental-health pardons politics public-safety record-suspension sentencing serious-crime standing-committee substance-use transfer-laws violent-offender ycja youth youth-criminal-justice-act
Bill C-479 An Act to Bring Fairness to Victims of Violent Offenders Factsheet, , Bill C-479, Bill of Rights, CCRA, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Conditional Release, Corrections and Conditional Release Act, Cost, Criminal Code, Human Rights, Impact statement, Judicial discretion, Parole, Privacy, Public Safety, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Restitution, Sentencing, Survivors, Temporary absence, Victims, Violent Offender2013fact-sheetlegislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-479 bill-of-rights ccra charter-of-rights-and-freedoms conditional-release corrections-and-conditional-release-act cost criminal-code human-rights impact-statement judicial-discretion parole privacy public-safety recommendations rehabilitation restitution sentencing survivors temporary-absence victims violent-offender
Submission to the Department of Justice on Victims’ Rights in Canada, , Bill C-32, Bill C-479, Bill C-54, Bill of Rights, CCRA, Corrections and Conditional Release Act, Cost, Criminal Code, Department of Justice, Human Rights, Impact statement, Judicial discretion, Public Safety, Recommendations, Restitution, Sentencing, Survivors, Victims2013legislative-report-submissionlegislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-32 bill-c-479 bill-c-54 bill-of-rights ccra corrections-and-conditional-release-act cost criminal-code department-of-justice human-rights impact-statement judicial-discretion public-safety recommendations restitution sentencing survivors victims
Capital Punishment Fact Sheet, , , Abolish, Accountability, Capital punishment, Criminal Code, Death penalty, Deterrence, Deterrent, History, Homicide, In-Reach Work, Judge, Judicial discretion, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Murder, Peer Life, PeerLife, Politics, Public opinion, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Retribution, Retributive justice, Sentencing, Wrongful conviction2013fact-sheetjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesabolish accountability capital-punishment criminal-code death-penalty deterrence deterrent history homicide in-reach-work judge judicial-discretion life-sentence lifeline lifer murder peer-life peerlife politics public-opinion public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation retribution retributive-justice sentencing wrongful-conviction
Policy Brief on Capital Punishment, , , Abolish, Accountability, Capital punishment, Criminal Code, Death penalty, Deterrence, Deterrent, History, Homicide, In-Reach Work, Judge, Judicial discretion, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Murder, Peer Life, PeerLife, Politics, Public opinion, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Retribution, Retributive justice, Sentencing, Wrongful conviction2013legislative-report-submissionjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesabolish accountability capital-punishment criminal-code death-penalty deterrence deterrent history homicide in-reach-work judge judicial-discretion life-sentence lifeline lifer murder peer-life peerlife politics public-opinion public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation retribution retributive-justice sentencing wrongful-conviction
Policy Brief on Electronic Monitoring Review and Recommendations, , , , Accountability, Alternatives, Alternatives to incarceration, Bail, Bill C-10, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, Corrections, Cost, Crime Prevention, Deterrence, Deterrent, Discrimination, Electronic Monitoring, Equality, Evaluation, House arrest, Parole, Privacy, Probation, Public Safety, Recidivism, Recommendations, Rehabilitation, Release, Research ethics, Stigma, Surveillance, Technology, Temporary absence2013legislative-report-submissionhousing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesaccountability alternatives alternatives-to-incarceration bail bill-c-10 community-corrections community-based conditional-release corrections cost crime-prevention deterrence deterrent discrimination electronic-monitoring equality evaluation house-arrest parole privacy probation public-safety recidivism recommendations rehabilitation release research-ethics stigma surveillance technology temporary-absence
Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights: Bill C-32 Canadian Victims Bill of Rights, , Bill C-32, Bill of Rights, Cost, Human Rights, Impact statement, Judicial discretion, Public Safety, Restitution, Sentencing, Survivors, Victims2014legislative-report-submissionlegislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-32 bill-of-rights cost human-rights impact-statement judicial-discretion public-safety restitution sentencing survivors victims
Brief on the Federal Victims Bill of Rights, , Bill C-32, Bill of Rights, Cost, Human Rights, Impact statement, Judicial discretion, Public Safety, Restitution, Sentencing, Survivors, Victims2014legislative-report-submissionlegislation-criminal-justice-reform unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-32 bill-of-rights cost human-rights impact-statement judicial-discretion public-safety restitution sentencing survivors victims
Letter to Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Bill C-479 An Act to Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, , , Bill C-479, Conditional Release, In-Reach Work, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mentorship, Parole, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife, Privacy, Public Safety, Release, Rick Sauve, Senate Committee, Temporary absence2014legislative-report-submissionjail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-479 conditional-release in-reach-work legal-and-constitutional-affairs life-sentence lifeline lifer mentorship parole peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife privacy public-safety release rick-sauve senate-committee temporary-absence
Legislative Update on Mandatory Minimums in Canada, Bill C-10, Criminal Code, Deterrence, Deterrent, Judge, Judicial discretion, Mandatory Minimum, Politics, Public Safety, Sentencing2014legislative-report-submissionlegislation-criminal-justice-reform values-based-principles-perspectivesbill-c-10 criminal-code deterrence deterrent judge judicial-discretion mandatory-minimum politics public-safety sentencing
Presentation to the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, , , , , , Age, Aging & elderly, Anita Desai, Community Corrections, Community-based, Conditional Release, Correctional Service of Canada, Corrections, Cost, Human Rights, In-Reach Work, Life sentence, LifeLine, Lifer, Mental health, Mentorship, Parole, Peer Life, Peer Mentoring, PeerLife, Public Safety, Recommendations, Release, Rick Sauve, Section 84, Senate Committee, Temporary absence2017legislative-report-submissionhealth housing-halfway-houses jail-prison-environments legislation-criminal-justice-reform release-community-integration unique-populations values-based-principles-perspectivesage aging-elderly anita-desai community-corrections community-based conditional-release correctional-service-of-canada corrections cost human-rights in-reach-work life-sentence lifeline lifer mental-health mentorship parole peer-life peer-mentoring peerlife public-safety recommendations release rick-sauve section-84 senate-committee temporary-absence

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