Education in Juvenile Justice

PbS participants share how they are providing youths with better educational opportunities by helping them improve reading abilities, gain life skills, earn school credits or even a high school or college degree!

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Youths in Washington Get Involved with their Community -
Many Performance-based Standards (PbS) participants have great projects to get their youths involved with the community from gardening to park m...
PbS Participants Help Youths Give Back to the Community -
Getting involved with community service projects can be an invaluable experience for youths. It keeps youths engaged in healthy activities, teac...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Educating Youths in the Juvenile Justice System -
Education is an integral component of programming for youths in the juvenile justice system. The education program can provide youths with bette...
Monday, June 30, 2014
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Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services.


13 Aug

Trauma-Informed Care in Juvenile Justice

This webinar will feature an overview of what trauma is and why it matters, the new PbS trauma-related questions and the results. Presenters wi...

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21 Aug

Using Title IV-E for Juvenile Justice: The Multnomah County Experience

This webinar from Coalition for Juvenile Justice will explain how jurisdictions can leverage Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to support pr...

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PbS announces the release of a new issue brief, Family-Youth Initiative.