Officer Breann Leath Maternal and Child Health Unit Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility Criteria for Incarcerated Individuals Mothers:
Incarcerated Individuals shall be pregnant at the time she is delivered into the custody of the Department of Correction.
Incarcerated Individuals earliest possible release date is twenty-six (26) months or less from the Incarcerated Individuals projected delivery date.
Incarcerated Individuals who have been charged with a sex crime or any type of violence, abuse or endangerment of a child shall be reviewed by the Executive Director of Physical Health and the Warden.
Incarcerated Individuals mother and child are free of severe functional impairment impacting daily living classified by physical and/or mental health diagnoses by a physician.
Incarcerated Individuals is legal, sole custodian of child.
Incarcerated Individuals must be willing to sign a consent agreeing to abide by all rules and stipulations of the unit.
Incarcerated Individuals must be willing to sign a release of information to research any involvement with Department of Child Services.
Incarcerated Individuals mother may be denied participation for any reason deemed appropriate by the Chief Medical Officer.
Selection and Enrollment:
Maternal-Child Healthcare Coordinator or (designee) shall keep an active database of all Incarcerated Individuals who are pregnant at the time she is received into the Department of Correction.
Maternal-Child Healthcare Coordinator shall review all pregnant Incarcerated Individuals charges and conduct history for eligibility onto the unit.
The Maternal-Child Healthcare Coordinator must schedule a consultation with all pregnant Incarcerated Individuals deemed eligible. No Incarcerated Individuals shall be admitted into the MCHU without meeting with the Maternal-Child Health Coordinator.