ERIC Number: ED357305
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb-3
Reference Count: N/A
Women Offenders in the Correctional System: Memo No. 7.
This memo addressed to members of the Special Committee on Women Offenders in the Correctional System sets forth the recommendations of the special committee's Working Group on Incarcerated Women and Their Children in Wisconsin. Part I discusses identification of problems relating to this population. Part II examines the working group's recommendations for change in statutes or in Department of Corrections rules, including the right to participate in court proceedings relating to an inmate's children, reasonable efforts standards for children in need of protective services and delinquency cases, permanency planning, grounds for involuntary termination of parental rights, visitation and communication with child of "primary caretaker" inmate-parent, information on convicted woman's parental status prior to sentencing, and development of a mother-infant program. The appendix includes the California Notice to Prisoner of Termination of Parental Rights Appearance of Prisoner in Court; the statutes on permanency planning and grounds for involuntary termination of parental rights; and sections of the Department of Corrections code on visitation and inmate telephone calls. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin