PbS measures and monitors facility practices by collecting and reporting data from administrative records and survey responses from youths, staff and families to provide a holistic picture of the conditions and quality of life in residential facilities, highlights the practices that are effective in promoting youths’ healthy maturation and identifies those that are not. PbS data is reported every April and October. PbS trains staff to use the information to change practices and support reforms implementing the adolescent development approach.
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Staff Training in Juvenile Correctional Facilities
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Staff Training carried out by the University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate class, focusing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.