2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners who guided culture changes at their programs to improve conditions for youth and staff and treat youths as developing adolescents with limitless potential.   Read more


Breaking down Barriers: Using Youth Suicide-Related Surveillance Data from State Systems -
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is has announced the release of a new report, Breaking down Barriers: Using Youth Suicide-Related ...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
CJCA and PbS' Awards Night Recognizes Inspiring People and Programs Across Juvenile Justice -
It was an amazing time at the 2017 CJCA and PbS Awards Night on October 26. The sounds of the Windy City were buzzing around the Hyatt Regency H...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Grace Cottage -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce Grace Cottage in Wilmington, DE as the 2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award winner in the c...
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
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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.


18 Jan

The Power of Purpose

On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership will host a 75-minute webinar entitled, "The Power of P...

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10 May

Working with Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Adolescents in a Clinical Context: Part 1

On Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Midwest Regional Children's ...

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PbS Perspective July 2017
A summary of PbS data from April 2017.

PbS Perspective January 2017
A summary of PbS data from October 2016.