Report 2016-131 Recommendation 18 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 #18 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

To ensure that suicide prevention teams meet quorum requirements, Corrections should, starting January 2018, work with prisons that consistently fail to achieve a quorum to resolve issues that may be preventing the teams from having all required members present at meetings.

60-Day Agency Response

This item refers to SPRFIT. SPRFIT enhancements address membership and quorum issues. Those should be issued by November 2017. SPRFIT audit and coding will also be updated.

A copy of revised SPRFIT requirements memorandum will be provided once complete.

  • Estimated Completion Date: January 2018
  • 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.