Effective and sustainable prevention of sexual victimization requires a holistic approach, as provided by PbS' comprehensive standards and measures monitoring facility safety, culture, staff-youth relationships and daily activities. PbS is pleased to share a new issue brief entitled: Preventing and Monitoring Sexual Victimization to connect PbS' data and processes with requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards mandating zero-tolerance for sexual victimization.
Using PbS Data and New Resources to Prevent and Monitor Sexual Victimization and Harassment
This issue brief looks at PbS data, tools developed in partnership with Greene County Detention Center in Missouri and the next steps for PbS in resource development connecting PbS data and processes with the requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards.
What Youths Say Matters: A Historical Look
This issue brief compares the perceptions of youths on facility experiences from Youth Climate Survey responses from October 2010 and April 2016. Topics include living conditions, facility programming, fairness and safety, relationships with staff, connectedness with family and preparedness to return to the community.
PbS Perspective July 2016
PbS Perspective July 2016 provides a snapshot of data from the April 2016 collection in areas of safety and positive adolescent development.
PbS Perspective January 2016
PbS Perspective January 2016 provides a snapshot of data from the October 2015 collection in areas research shows impact the safety and healthy development of youths.
Measuring Positive Youth Development
This issue brief provides aggregate data on selected outcome measures relating to positive youth development. Download Measuring Positive Youth Development ...
PbS Perspective July 2015
PbS Perspective July 2015 provides a snapshot of data from the April 2015 collection in areas research shows impact the safety and healthy development of youths.
What Youths, Staff and Families Say about Community-based Programs
This issue brief explores the perceptions of youths, staff and families regarding community-based programs including safety, fairness, staff-youth relations and service/treatment plans.
The Impact of Family Involvement on Youths’ Success
Research by Caitlin Cavanagh on the impact of family on youths' educational success and reentry preparedness.
PbS Perspective January 2015
PbS Perspective January 2015 provides a snapshot of data from the October 2014 collection in areas research shows impact the safety and healthy development of youths.