WHAT IS THE INTEGRATED ALLIED SOCIAL SERVICES (IASS) PROGRAM? The IASS program plays a supplementary role to the harmonized and integrated program of the Parole and Probation Administration (PPA). It focuses on the children and other minor dependents of the client because the Agency believes that the client’s family plays a major role in the rehabilitation process.
WHAT IS THE INTEGRATED ALLIED SOCIAL SERVICES (IASS) PROGRAM? Under the said program, effective interventions relative to the growth and development of the minor dependents are done to help them become self-reliant, economically productive and socially responsible citizens of the country. Thus, the minor dependents contribute in uplifting the condition of their families, communities and country. The program also prevents the minor dependents from becoming involved in juvenile delinquency and provides them with the opportunities to maximize their potentials.
WHAT ARE THE ADVATAGES OF THE IASS PROGRAM? Encourages, facilitates and creates opportunities for self-expression and behavior formation among these children for self-fulfillment and social awareness. Engages clients’ children in various activities that will promote their social and economic development such as food production, volunteer community services, health and sanitation, population awareness, prevention of crimes, protection and conservation of natural resources and improvement of the natural resources.
Strengthens their basic social, moral and cultural values, enhance social functions and develop human responsibility for the betterment of their families and respective communities. WHAT ARE THE ADVATAGES OF THE IASS PROGRAM?
WHAT ARE THE REASONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM? To promote and protect physical, moral, spiritual intellectual, emotional and social well-being of the youth and children so that they may develop their potential for improving the quality of life, particularly with regard to the reintegration of their parents/ significant others in the social mainstream; To provide the children/dependents of probationers, parolees, and pardonees with the basic skills in coping with the correctional program of their respective parents/significant others;
WHAT ARE THE REASONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM? To encourage and involve the youth and children in character building and development activities for civic efficiency, stewardship of natural resources, agricultural and industrial productivity to reduce the incidence of poverty, promote crime prevention and accelerate socio-economic development; and To enhance the youth and children’s abilities, talents, and skills and stimulate their creativity.