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Family Data Snapshot April 2020

This snapshot of Performance-based Standards (PbS) data from October 2019 reflects some of the benefits of improving the relationships between facility staff and family members and increasing the connection of families to their children.

Family Visitation, Behavioral Incidents, and Staff Safety Concerns in Juvenile Correctional Facilities

Research by Alyssa Mikytuck, MPP and Jennifer Woolard, PhD of Georgetown University's Department of Psychology.

Announcing the 2020 Reentry Award and Youth Art Contest

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is pleased to offer two award opportunities for youths in PbS-participating facilities in April 2020. PbS Reentry Award To join other national efforts to improve reentry outcomes, PbS proudly announces the launch of the 2020 PbS Reentry Award. First developed in 2016 in honor of National Reentry Week, PbS annually offers Reentry Assistance Aw ...

PbS has been a partner in assisting this facility to become a dynamic work environment that is not satisfied with maintaining the status quo.