PbS > Initiatives


PbS Learning Institute (PbS Li) leads work on several national projects that magnify our ability to help youths in trouble by providing tools, training, technical assistance and support to youth correctional leaders and staff.

PbS Learning Institute
Performance-based Standards (PbS) Award winning program for youth correction and detention facilities
Community-based Standards (CbS) For community residential centers
CJCA Committees
Best Practices Committee Working toward best practices in Juvenile Justice
Recidivism Committee Working toward standardized, meaningful measures of recidivism
Positive Youth Outcomes (PYO) Committee Enhancing the capacity to measure success using positive outcomes data
Partnered Organizations and Projects
Models for Change (MfC) Systems Reform in Juvenile Justice
Comprehensive System Change Initiative (CSCI), National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Comprehensive Systems Change Initiative (CSCI)
National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition/ Act 4 Juvenile Justice to update and reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA)
Suicide Prevention Directors' Training In collaboration with the Educational Development Center Inc.