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Family Engagement

Data Snapshot: Responding to the Pandemic - What Families Said About Their Experiences

PbS shares the results of 2,623 surveys of family members of youths leaving more than 150 correction facilities and conducted from April 2019 to April 2021. Family members shared how the pandemic impacted their engagement with their child. 

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.

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The Impact of Family Involvement on Youths’ Success

Research by Caitlin Cavanagh on the impact of family on youths' educational success and reentry preparedness.

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