Pregnant Inmates - Illinois

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 24, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Town & Country Inn & Suites
110 N. 54th Street
Quincy, IL 62301
Instructor: Gail Sullivan
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0

The goal of this course is to train participants to more fully understand the medical and psychological/emotional needs concerning the pregnant inmate.  The skills addressed will include, but not be limited to, will be the following:

  • Understand the differences between pregnant and non-pregnant inmates
  • Understanding specials needs of pregnant inmates in jails and prisons
  • Understand the Illinois law regarding treatment of pregnant inmates
  • Understand constitutional rights held by pregnant inmates
  • Understand the role that the doula provided for pregnant inmates
  • Understand the changes in the policy regarding of restraints
  • Understand the balance between empathy and boundaries
  • Understand IDOC “Moms and Babies” program
  • Understanding emotional and psychological needs if pregnant inmates