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Unit 21 
Moderate Acuity

Institution Unit Supervisor: Lois Zemke
Psychiatric Care Supervisors: Stacey Lenz, Terri Summerville
Social Worker: Holly Erskine
Psychological Services: Paula Harry
Recreation Therapist: Jennifer Guenther
Teacher: Emily Propson


The Moderate Acuity Unit’s mission is to provide a wide variety of interdisciplinary treatment to women with psychiatric symptoms and maladaptive personality features in order to decrease their difficulties and improve their overall functioning.

Unit Description

The unit houses a maximum 23 offenders. It consists of women in general population and segregation statuses who transferred from the High Acuity Unit after exhibiting reduced risk for self-harm and harm to others, as well as women who transfer directly from Taycheedah Correctional Institution. Residents of this unit participate in on- and off-unit programming. All cells are single-occupancy and have sinks and toilets.

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Last Revised:  November 08, 2013