2014 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

PbS is pleased to announce the winners of the 8th Annual Barbara Allen-Hagen Award.

Congratulations to Worcester Secure Treatment Facility, Youth Opportunity Center and Ruth Meiers Adolescent Treatment Center!


PbS Participants Partner with the Community -
Participants in Performance-based Standards (PbS) partner with community organizations to help youths and their families, allow youths to partic...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
PbS Participants Celebrate Halloween with Youths and Staff -
Youths love Halloween and several Performance-based Standards (PbS) participants found several ways to celebrate Halloween with games, events an...
Monday, November 24, 2014
PbS Responds and Takes First Steps to Measure and Monitor Trauma-Informed Care -
As so eloquently stated by the co-chairs of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence, not only are we ready to...
Monday, October 20, 2014
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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.


4 Feb

State Agency Coordinator Training

The state agency coordinator training is in Long Beach, CA from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6, 2015. The training will focus on trauma-informed care and serv...

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5 Jun

National PbS Day!

The first National PbS Day will be celebrated on Friday, June 5th at participating facilities and programs across the country!

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PbS announces a correction to the issue brief, First Step to Integrate Trauma-Informed Care. See page 6 Table 2.

PbS Issue Brief: Family-Youth Initiative.