The association issued these recommendations:
Hiring sex offender treatment staff at Big Muddy be prioritized and that Big Muddy track the success of their sex offender treatment program;
Simultaneously, JHA recommends that Illinois research the cost and effectiveness of its sex offender management laws and expand resources for sex offender reentry housing;
JHA recommends that IDOC ensure adequate means of communication for deaf and hard of hearing inmates, and retrain staff on disability issues;
JHA recommends that Big Muddy retrain staff on the importance of a functional grievance system, as well as the inappropriateness of retaliation;
JHA recommends that Big Muddy track segregation use;
JHA continues to recommend abolishing the $5 copay for healthcare;
JHA continues to recommend expansion of substance abuse treatment.