2015 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

We honored the winners of the 2015 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award at the PbS 20th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Gala in Indianapolis. Congratulations to Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility, Muskegon River Youth Center and South Hadley Girls Treatment Program!


New Report from MacArthur Foundation: The Supreme Court and the Transformation of Juvenile Sentencing -
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the release of Professor Elizabeth Scott’s report: The Supreme Court and the Transfo...
Monday, October 05, 2015
PbS Facilities Offer Youths Unique Programs -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) participants offer unique programs for youths to foster positive development and teach skills they can use whe...
Thursday, October 01, 2015
JJGPS StateScan: Racial and Ethnic Fairness in Juvenile Justice: Availability of State Data -
The Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics (JJGPS) has released a publication in its StateScan series on the Racial and E...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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About PbS

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services.


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Achieving Access for Parents and Children

Join the upcoming webinar, "Achieving Access for Parents and Children", brought to you by Defending Childhood in partnership with the Office of ...

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Measuring Positive Youth Development
Aggregate data on selected outcome measures relating to positive youth development.

PbS Perspective July 2015
A snapshot of data from the April 2015 collection.