To promote and disseminate physical and mental health care practices for the justice involved population which provide humane and healthy environments, personal well-being and positive outcomes.
Identify and share evidence-based best practices of physical and mental health and wellness;
Protect universal principles of medical ethics, professionalism, confidentiality and patient autonomy;
Promote health training, sensitization and wellness programs among staff and incarcerated persons;
Support the United Nations Mandela and Bangkok Minimum Rules;
Advance professional education and awareness of the health needs of persons in prison to the broader health and civil community;
Encourage models of continuity of care for persons released from prison and rehabilitation;
Contribute articles to ICPA publications, participation in ICPA trainings, and involvement in other ICPA activities;
Advance treatment tracks for ICPA conferences on topics such as contagious disease, mental illness, isolation, addiction, aging, chronic illness, suicide prevention, populations with special needs and public health.