July 4, 2022

Cayman Islands DCR aims to change

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of the objective to reduce recidivism rates and advance rehabilitation efforts for its clients, the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) is implementing a new community supervision technique, known as ChAnges. With full support from the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the DCR has made it a strategic […]

Cayman Islands DCR offers Female Empowerment Services

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) established a Female Empowerment Services Project to expand the gender specific services they offer to female offenders in the Cayman Islands. As part of this project, the DCR launched a workshop series entitled “Inspire: Women Empowered” in the Fall of 2017.  The series consists of […]

DCR training exercise

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Cayman Islands DCR Conducts Training Exercise The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) recently held a training exercise to further enhance the skills of all staff members when dealing with offenders. It was the third training exercise in the use of the Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (LSCMI), which is used for the assessment of offenders […]

Cayman Islands: New Acting Chief Officer announced

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The Deputy Governor, Mr. Franz Manderson, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Teresa Echenique as Acting Chief Officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs. She replaces Ms. Dorine McGee (Whittaker) who is retiring at the end of September 2017 after 32 years as a civil servant. Ms. Echenique is the Director of the […]

Cayman Islands DCR promotes three Caymanians

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The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) is proud to announce the recent promotion of three young Caymanian employees, including the development of a new management position. Ms. Lisa Malice, from North Side, has been promoted to the new role of Deputy Director of DCR. “It’s truly an honour to be appointed as the department’s first […]

US: State claims Hilton paid woman less than male coworkers, including her son

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist New Jersey’s top prosecutor has accused Hilton of unlawful discrimination for paying a female Homewood Suites employee less than her male equivalents, including her son. The complaint [PDF], filed by New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino, alleges that Hilton not only paid this woman less than her male co-workers, […]

Cayman Islands Probation Officers given awards of appreciation

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Several employees from the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) were recognised recently with certificates of appreciation, including a new annual award in honour of Steven E. Smith who was a founding member of probation services in the Cayman Islands. The staff appreciation ceremony, which was chaired by DCR Director Teresa Echenique, was attended by Chief […]

Brown bagging rehabilitation in Cayman Islands

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The Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) recently marked the start of its second year providing brown paper-bagged meals to the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) for distribution to some clients. Rotaract President Stephanie Rattan presented the latest donation of monthly lunches to DCR Director Teresa Echenique-Bowen on Wednesday, 16 July 2014. Since its involvement […]

Brown bagging rehabilitation in Cayman Islands

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The Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) recently marked the start of its second year providing brown paper-bagged meals to the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) for distribution to some clients. Rotaract President Stephanie Rattan presented the latest donation of monthly lunches to DCR Director Teresa Echenique-Bowen on Wednesday, 16 July 2014. Since its involvement […]