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PbS Works to Bring Family Surveys to Detention Facilities
Tuesday, April, 22 2014

The Family-Youth Initiative (FYI), a collaboration between Performance-based Standards (PbS) and the Vera Institute of Justice, Family Justice Program was created to help facilities better engage and work with families. FYI created a perception survey for family members of detained youths in corrections facilities and PbS is now happy to announce that a group of detention facilities will pilot a family survey tailored for their short term population.

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Community-based Programs Get Fuller Picture of Family Involvement
Monday, April, 21 2014

Community-based programs vary in their rehabilitative missions, often with a focus on mental health or substance abuse, but the importance of family involvement in the youth’s treatment planning and discharge is a consistent thread throughout all community-based programs. 

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