b"AUSTRALIAJT: Besides the need to reduce the recidivism rate, what other challengesOtro desafo clave para nosotros es la sobrerrepresentacin de aborgenes does the Department for Correctional Services face and how are youde Australia Meridional en el sistema de justicia penal, ya que a pesar de addressing them? representar alrededor del 2% de la poblacin estatal, representan el 25% de nuestra poblacin carcelaria. Es un problema real de justicia social y DB: Apart from the competition for finite resources from a budgethemos estado trabajando muy duro para ofrecer iniciativas especficas perspective, I think the biggest challenge we face is ageing infrastructure. Aen torno al trabajo con los aborgenes. Adems, la importancia de la lot of our prison network is quite an old infrastructure, and we have facilitiesdiversidad en la fuerza laboral: nuestro enfoque clave tambin ha sido ser that are very expensive to operate and maintain and were never designedun empleador de eleccin para los aborgenes de Australia Meridional, with the objective of rehabilitation in mind. That's a real challenge for they crear la representacin de los aborgenes en nuestra fuerza laboral en agency, but we've worked to secure funding to build new infrastructure andtodos los equipos multidisciplinarios.to modernize our existing network of facilities with a focus on deliveringOtro desafo es la creciente proporcin de reclusos en prisin preventiva built environments that support rehabilitation and the specific needs ofque hoy en da representan el 45% de las personas en prisin en Australia the different cohorts of people in custody.Meridional. Esa cohorte es realmente difcil de gestionar y de participar Another critical challenge for us is the over-representation of Aboriginalenlarehabilitacin,porquetodavaestnpasandoporelproceso South Australians in the criminal justice system. Despite representingde justicia penal. Y as, una de las iniciativas que presentamos en los about 2% of the State population, they represent 25% of our prisonltimos cinco aos ha sido la construccin y puesta en marcha de una population. It's a real social justice issue, and we've been working veryinstalacin de apoyo al alojamiento, que est dirigida por una de nuestras hard to deliver specific initiatives around working with Aboriginal people.ONG, para tratar de desviar a las personas a un Programa de Apoyo Also, the importance of diversity in the workforce: our key focus has alsoa la Libertad Bajo Fianza Supervisada, en lugar de tenerlos en prisin been to be an employer of choice for Aboriginal South Australians andpreventiva. Adems, tenemos un programa de supervisin intensiva de build the representation of Aboriginal people in our workforce across allla libertad bajo fianza que est tratando de dar al tribunal alternativas multidisciplinary teams. a la prisin preventiva, mediante el uso del monitoreo electrnico y la Another challenge is the growing proportion of remand prisoners. Today,supervisin por parte de funcionarios de correcciones en la comunidad. 45% of people in prison in South Australia are not serving a sentence.Esa orden judicial tambin ha tenido bastante xito. That cohort is challenging to manage and to engage in rehabilitation because they are still going through the criminal justice process. One of the initiatives we introduced in the last five years has been constructing and commissioning an accommodation support facility run by one of our NGOs to divert people to a Supervised Bail Support Program rather than have them remanded in custody. Moreover, we have an intensive bail supervision program trying to give the court alternatives to incarcerating someone on remand by using electronic monitoring and supervision by community corrections officers. That order has been quite successful as well. Our initiatives and strategies have been designed to put downward pressure on the prison population growth and to ensure that we are maximizingMount Gambier Prison is privately managed and operated, accommodating male medium discretionary spend to the rehabilitation efforts ()and low security prisoners | Mount Gambier es una prisin administrada y operada de forma privada y alberga a presos varones de seguridad media y bajaJT: What else can you tell us about the evolution of alternatives to iniciativas y estrategias han sido custody in South Australia and how your Department has contributedNuestras to the strengthening of community corrections? diseadas para desacelerar el crecimiento de poblacin carcelaria y garantizar que estamos DB: All of the evidence shows that a well-designed community-basedmaximizando el gasto discrecional para los esfuerzos order will deliver better outcomes in terms of reduced recidivism than thede rehabilitacin () best-designed order in a custodial environment. Our focus in alternatives to custody initiatives has been designing orders and designing reintegrationJT: Qu ms puede decirnos sobre la evolucin de las alternativas and rehabilitation support services around those orders that delivera la custodia en Australia Meridional y cmo su Departamento ha recidivism results.contribuido al fortalecimiento del sistema correccional comunitario?Our learning in the last years has been that we must stop seeing community corrections as a low-cost alternative to the custodial program, and we mustDB: Todas las pruebas muestran que una orden comunitaria bien diseada see it as a program that needs to be invested in and needs to be enhanced.ofrecer mejores resultados en trminos de reincidencia reducida que If we do that, we'll get better outcomes. The early evidence from ourel orden mejor diseado en un entorno penitenciario. Nuestro enfoque perspective is that it is working and building confidence in authorities,eniniciativasdealternativasalacustodiahasidodisearrdenes like the Parole Board or the sentencing authorities in the courts, thaty servicios de apoyo a la reinsercin y rehabilitacin en torno a esas there are viable alternatives to keeping a person in a prison environment.rdenes, que brindan resultados en trminos de reincidencia. A final point I'll make is that we've tried to focus on a suitability assessmentNuestro aprendizaje en los ltimos aos ha sido que tenemos que dejar by professional staff for someone's likelihood of success on a community- de ver las correcciones de la comunidad como una alternativa de bajo based order.coste al programa de custodia y tenemos que verlo como un programa Our home detention program is comprised of both sentences handed downen el que hay que invertir y que necesita ser mejorado. Si hacemos by the court and releases under the Correctional Services Act. Our team'seso,obtendremosmejoresresultadosylaevidenciainicialdesde overarching objective is to assess the offender's suitability for the homenuestra perspectiva es que est funcionando y tambin est generando detention order and their likelihood of success.confianza en las autoridades, como la Junta de Libertad Condicional o Semester / Semestre 12021JUSTICE TRENDS // 1 0 9"