York/South Simcoe Regional HSJCC

HSJCC Objectives

a) Committee’s over all goals and key commitments:

1. To promote coordination and communication within the criminal justice system

2. To promote and support new initiatives in the region

3. To participate in knowledge exchange activities

4. To promote cross sector coordination for specific client groups

b) Committee’s specific objectives:

1. To identify emerging trends and gaps in services and find regional solutions

2. To promote and monitor court initiatives such as mental health court, youth mental health court and support it’s development

3. To promote and monitor new police-priority client initiatives, including police and stakeholder training

4. To share best practices regarding new initiatives and to advocate for new initiatives

5. To improves access to psychiatric assessments, treatment and follow up by improving use of existing resources

6. To promote training opportunities and links to existing training

7. To host training sessions in partnership with other regional/district partners and facilitate participation in training sessions

8. To communicate broadly opportunities for education and training

To develop and host a Seniors conference