Peel Regional HSJCC Goals and Objectives:

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

The major goal is to find local solutions to local problems through more effective service coordination.

Each committee should articulate a strategy to meet the needs of this target population that include:

  • Prevention Strategy
  • System Design Recommendations
  • Crisis Plans
  • Community Intervention Plans
  • Court Assessment Plans
  • Case Management Plans

Task Goals are concerned with:

  • Achieving specific and concrete tasks
  • Solving specific problems
  • Reaching identifiable outcomes (outcomes may be one-time events or ongoing)

Process Goals are more concerned with:

  • The working relationship among groups in the community, the building community integration and the service capacity.
  • Developing self-sustaining problem solving structures.
  • Improving the power base of the community.
  • Stimulating wider community interest and participation.

Fostering collaborative attitudes and practices within the community

b) Committee’s specific objectives:

  • Facilitate communication through effective linkages among the health, the criminal justice and the social service sectors.
  • Identify issues with respect to service delivery and capacity.
  • Address issues such as access to and duplication of services.
  • Complete a needs assessment to determine predominant issues.
  • Foster understanding of the target population through community education.
  • Provide informed input and advice concerning system design, planning and resource allocation to the partner ministries.
  • Evaluate the committee within the eight (8) performance domains:
    • Acceptability:
      • Meets expectations of community providers and funders.
    • Accessibility:
      • Is located in the right place based on needs.
    • Appropriateness:
      • Provides service, which is relevant to community needs.
    • Competence:
      • Individual member’s knowledge and skills are appropriate to meet the needs of the committee.
    • Continuity:
      • Provides uninterrupted, coordinated service to the community over time.
    • Effectiveness:
      • Interventions or actions achieve desired results.
    • Efficiency:
      • To function in the most cost effective manner.
    • Safety:
      • Considers the potential risks of recommendations or actions and ensures that the risk is avoided or minimized.