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Cost-Benefit Analysis Shows Investing in Training for Staff Leads to Better Outcomes - and can Save Millions of Dollars
Friday, July, 21 2017

Over the years, Performance-based Standards (PbS) has gathered anecdotal evidence that when facilities are safer, they also cost less to operate. The Indiana Division of Youth Services, for example, cut in half its workers’ compensation/ disability costs from 2008-2014 (from nearly $700,000 to just over $300,000) and attributed the savings to reduced incidents of violence and staff and youth injuries resulting from participation in PbS. Most recently in Montana, the Pine Hills Correctional Facility was recognized as one of six Work Safe Champions for reducing both staff injuries and workers compensation for the past several years and attributed efforts using PbS to change culture, practices and staff perceptions.

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Original Music from Kenneth Rubenstein Juvenile Center
Friday, July, 21 2017

The Performance-based Standards (PbS) State/Agency Coordinators Training and Awards Night in Chicago, Illinois is now only a few months away. Participants are waiting to see the results of PbS’ annual Kids Got Talent Contest.

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