b'CanadaCanadMoreover, some SIU sites are benefiting from significant involvement byLos IEDM son una salvaguardia importante incorporada en la legislacin. volunteers and community organizations. They have introduced therapyEsto no puede subestimarse. Supervisan las condiciones de un recluso dogs, workshops, art, social activities, and increased access to videoy la duracin del confinamiento en una SIU. Vigilan y revisan los casos visitation and telephones to connect with their supports.de los reclusos de forma continua y proporcionan recomendaciones y We are always looking to improve and conduct an ongoing evaluation ofdecisiones vinculantes al CSC. El investigador de asuntos penitenciarios the new model, including an audit of our SIU policy and operations thattambin supervisa los centros penitenciarios federales.will help identify changes needed. Overall, I am confident that we areAdems, algunas instalaciones SIU se estn beneficiando de una moving in the right direction.participacin significativa de voluntarios y organizaciones comunitarias. Han introducido perros para terapia, talleres, arte, actividades sociales y un mayor acceso a visitas por vdeo y telfonos para conectarse con su JT: While accounting for 5% of the general Canadian population, the numberred de apoyo. of federally sentenced Indigenous people has been steadily increasing forSiempre buscamos mejorar y realizar una evaluacin continua del nuevo decades. More recently, custody rates for Indigenous people have accelerated,modelo, incluida una auditora de nuestra poltica y operaciones de SIU despite declines in the overall inmate population, reaching a new historicque ayudar a identificar los cambios necesarios. En general, estoy segura high in 2020, surpassing the 30% mark. Consistently poorer correctionalde que estamos avanzando en la direccin correcta. outcomes for Indigenous offenders (e.g. more likely to be placed or classified as maximum security, more likely to be involved in the use of force and self-injury incidents, less likely to be granted conditional release) suggestsJT: Si bien representa el 5 % de la poblacin canadiense en general, that federal corrections makes its own contribution to the problem(.).2 el nmero de indgenas condenados a nivel federal ha aumentado To what extent does the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC)constantemente durante dcadas. Ms recientemente, las tasas de sentencias dedicate programmes and specific services to the Indigenousprivativas de libertad se han acelerado entre los pueblos indgenas, a population in its care? How can the CSC contribute to reverse thepesar de la disminucin de la poblacin reclusa general, alcanzando el issue of overrepresentation that this population has in the federal30% en 2020, un nuevo mximo histrico. Los resultados penitenciarios correctional system? consistentemente ms pobres para los delincuentes indgenas (por ejemplo, ms probabilidades de que sean colocados o clasificados como de mxima AK: Our commitment to making a positive impact on Indigenous peoplesseguridad, ms probabilidades de que estn involucrados en el uso de la serving a federal sentence is extremely important to me.fuerza y en incidentes de autolesin, menos probabilidades de que se les The overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in our criminal justiceconceda la libertad condicional) sugieren que los centros penitenciarios system is unarguably a systemic issue that requires interventions at multiplefederales hacen su propia contribucin al problema (.). 2levels, including in federal corrections. I am dedicated to making a changeEn qu medida el Servicio Penitenciario de Canad (CSC) dedica in any way that we can, and we are exploring innovative approaches toprogramas y servicios especficos a la poblacin indgena a su cargo? addressing this issue. Y Cmo puede contribuir a revertir la sobrerrepresentacin que esta We are working closely with other federal, provincial, and territorialpoblacin tiene en el sistema penitenciario federal?government departments, and we continue to increase collaboration with Indigenous communities and organizations.AK: Nuestro compromiso de lograr un impacto positivo en los pueblos We recognise that a whole-of-government effort and partnerships withindgenas que cumplen una sentencia federal es extremadamente importante Indigenous peoples are essential to addressing underlying causes and helppara m. reverse the issue of overrepresentation.La sobrerrepresentacin de los pueblos indgenas en nuestro sistema de I firmly believe that by increasing this horizontal collaboration, we will gainjusticia penal es indiscutiblemente una cuestin sistmica que requiere insight into best practices and opportunities to address social determinantsintervenciones en mltiples niveles, incluidos los correccionales federales. of health, including employment, housing, and physical and mental health,Me propongo a realizar un cambio como podamos, y estamos explorando which are significant contributing factors to conditional release.enfoques innovadores para abordar esta cuestin.We recognize that Indigenous offenders have specific cultural and spiritualTrabajamos estrechamente con otros departamentos gubernamentales needs, and other considerations that have contributed to bringing them infederales, provinciales y territoriales, y seguimos aumentando la contact with the justice system.colaboracin con las comunidades y organizaciones indgenas. I have seen positive and incremental change within the organizationReconocemos que un esfuerzo de todo el gobierno y de las asociaciones since I started as a case management officer, now referred to as a parolecon los pueblos indgenas es esencial para abordar las causas subyacentes officer, in 1983. One of the shifts happened in 2003, when we introducedy ayudar a revertir el problema de la sobrerrepresentacin. the Indigenous Continuum of Care model that focusses on culturallyCreo firmemente que al aumentar esta colaboracin horizontal, obtendremos responsive programs and approaches to address the needs of Indigenousinformacin sobre las mejores prcticas y oportunidades para abordar los offenders. Integral to that are Elders and spiritual advisors who providedeterminantes sociales de la salud, incluidos el empleo, la vivienda y la spiritual, ceremonial, and counselling support and teachings to Firstsalud fsica y mental, que son factores que contribuyen significativamente Nations, Mtis, and Inuit offenders.a la libertad condicional. We have also facilitated restorative justice and supported the developmentReconocemos que los delincuentes indgenas tienen necesidades culturales y of community-based and culturally relevant projects with a focus onespirituales especficas, as como otras consideraciones que han contribuido alternatives to incarceration, including healing lodge methods.a ponerlos en contacto con el sistema de justicia. We also work closely with Indigenous communities to facilitate and supportHe visto cambios positivos y progresivos dentro de la organizacin desde the conditional release of Indigenous offenders and to strengthen thoseque comenc en 1983 como oficial de administracin de casos, que ahora interventions, correctional policies, programs, and operations designed tose llama oficial de libertad condicional. Uno de los cambios ocurri en support them. In addition, our Indigenous Correctional Program Officers2003, cuando introdujimos el modelo de Atencin Indgena Continua are essential in the delivery of programs. que se centra en enfoques y programas culturalmente responsables para Overall, we are making progress across the spectrum of services andabordar las necesidades de los delincuentes indgenas. Integral a eso son interventions designed and dedicated to supporting the Indigenouslos ancianos y consejeros espirituales que brindan apoyo y enseanza population in our care, but recognize there is more work to do.espiritual, ceremonial y de asesoramiento a los delincuentes de las Primeras Naciones, los Mtis e Inuits. 2 2019-2020 Annual Report - Office of the Correctional Investigator5 6 JUSTICE TRENDS //Semester / Semestre 12021'