Henry de Souza joined the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) as Director General within the Health Services Sector in 2008. He is currently DG Clinical Services and Public Health with responsibilities for the development and implementation of standards, guidelines and strategies relating to the provision of essential health services to the federal offender population. Responsibilities also include the development and implementation of health promotion and disease prevention programs and initiatives.
Prior to joining CSC Mr de Souza was a Senior Manager with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long -Term Care with primary responsibilities for providing Ministry oversight for hospitals and community agencies in South Eastern Ontario (General Hospitals; Psychiatric Hospitals; Community Care Access Centres; Long Term Care Community Support agencies; Long Term Care Homes; Mental Health and Addictions agencies). His career also includes 16 years of management and clinical practice in a variety of mental health programs (child and adolescent; acute; forensic psychiatry; mood disorders; personality disorders; dual diagnosis; and concurrent disorders). He holds a Bachelor of Arts, Honours, Psychology (Queen’ University), Master of Social Work (University of Toronto) and Master of Science, Rehabilitation (Queen’s University).