The Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) framework has become a national initiative for addressing behavior management in juvenile justice systems. However, PBIS is also effective in addressing executive dysfunction related to common mental health issues experienced by the youth served through juvenile justice. PBIS also supports employee care practices that create a culture for staff success.
- Demonstrate an understanding of executive dysfunction
- Discuss the connection between executive dysfunction and mental health issues common to youth in juvenile justice care
- Explore how the PBIS premise and practices correspond to best practices for dealing with executive functioning challenges