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


PbS Shares Three Reentry Briefs -
The PbS Learning Institute (PbS) is proud to share three new briefs developed as part of the Juvenile Reentry Measurement Standards project laun...
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
PbS Coordinators Training for Ongoing Improvement -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) will host its annual State/Agency Coordinators Training from Oct. 25-27, 2017 in Chicago. PbS participants inc...
Monday, October 02, 2017
2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Community Residential Category -
Congratulations again to all finalists for the 2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award. The field of applications was so strong that for the first time i...
Monday, September 18, 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.


28 Nov

Family and Youth Engagement in School-Justice Partnerships: Voices from the Field

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12 PM ET, the School-Justice Partnership: National Resource Center will host a 90-minute webinar entitled, "Fam...

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4 Dec

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Youth Incarceration

On Monday, December 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. ET, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) will host a 60-minute webinar to share information about "Rac...

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


Reentry Field Test Site Application
Applications will be accepted through Dec. 31, 2017.

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