Domain
2. Fewer Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system
Goal
2.4 Fewer Aboriginal people return to the criminal justice system
Outcome
2.4.2 Drivers of people’s offending are addressed whilst in contact with the justice system
Status
Future consideration
Agency
Justice Health, Department of Justice and Community Safety
Corrections Victoria, Department of Justice and Community Safety

 

Background

This project will consider culturally appropriate, holistic health care models in prisons including:

  • extending the Continuity of Health Care Pilot and the Continuity of Care strategy to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal people in custody and post-release
  • cultural safety training for health service providers in the adult and youth justice systems
  • trauma and grief informed health services in prisons
  • an 'Aboriginal Healing Unit'.