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 practices of physical and mental health care 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 and promote the United Nations Mandela and Bangkok Minimum Rules and other international principles and agreements;
Advance professional education and awareness of the health needs of persons in prison to health and corrections leadership and the broader community;
Encourage models of throughcare for persons released from prison and rehabilitation;
Identify and share practice advances that involve new technologies and improve healthcare;
Contribute articles to ICPA publications, participation in ICPA trainings, and involvement in other ICPA activities;
Advance treatment sessions for ICPA conferences on topics such as nutrition and food security, contagious disease, mental illness, isolation, addiction, aging, chronic illness, suicide prevention, populations with special needs and public health.