Report 2016-131 Recommendation 15 Responses

Report 2016-131: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: It Must Increase Its Efforts to Prevent and Respond to Inmate Suicides (Release Date: August 2017)

Recommendation #15 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

To ensure that it has enough staff to provide mental health services to all inmates who require care, Corrections should review and revise its mental health staffing model by August 2018.

6-Month Agency Response

The SMHP received an order from the court regarding its proposed staffing plan in February 2017. Staffing is being reviewed.

  • Estimated Completion Date: August 2018
  • Response Date: February 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

The SMHP anticipates an order from the court regarding its proposed staffing plan submitted in February 2017.

  • Estimated Completion Date: To Be Determined
  • Response Date: October 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2016-131

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.