20 Years Improving

PbS celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! We know from our work over the past 20 years that looking at data is the first step to positive change. PbS provides a wealth of information about what happens daily in residential facilities and programs essential for ensuring the safety of youths and staff, for data-driven decision-making, demonstrating accountability and reporting successes.


Gearing Up for National PbS Day! -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is gearing up for [National PbS Day on Friday June 5, 2015 in celebration of our 20th Anniversary! We’ve invit...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Kids Got Talent Finalist Spotlight -
Finalist Spotlight: Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility In celebration of Performance-based Standards’ (PbS) 20th Anniversary, PbS challe...
Monday, May 18, 2015
Congratulations to the 2015 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Finalists -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce the finalists for the 2015 PbS Barbara Allen Hagen Award recognizing facilities for young...
Monday, May 18, 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.


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!

13 Aug

PbS State/Agency Coordinator Training

The state/agency coordinator training is in Indianapolis from Aug. 13 - 15, 2015. The event will train participants and celebrate PbS' 20th anni...

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What Youths, Staff and Families Say about Community-based Programs
Asking youths, staff and families about their experiences with community-based programs.

PbS Perspective January 2015
A snapshot of data from the October 2014 collection.

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