Welcome New Participants

We are pleased to welcome all of our newest participants to the Performance-based Standards (PbS) community. PbS is now being implemented in jurisdictions across 31 states.

April's data collection will include two new sites from the Nevada Division of Child & Family Services and five new sites from the New Mexico Juvenile Justice Services Division. We have also expanded with three additional sites in Utah and two new community-based residential programs in Connecticut.


New Report on Sex Trafficking from Center on Poverty and Inequality -
The Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown University Law Center recently released Blueprint: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Domest...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Conference Attendees Impressed by PbS and PbS’ Unique Collaboration -
In March, Performance-based Standards’ (PbS) unique collaboration with three partners in Maine to bring trauma-informed care to youth correction...
Monday, April 07, 2014
PbS Participants Offer Great Programs and Events for Youths -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to share great programming and events from our participants, which range from knitting to an American...
Thursday, April 03, 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.


17 Apr

Webinar To Discuss New Suicide Prevention Resources for Juvenile Justice Professionals

On April 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. E.T., the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention will present “Preventing Suicide Among Justice-Involve...

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12 May

Reducing Criminal Recidivism for Justice-Involved Persons with Mental Illness

This webinar is the fifth webinar in the Evidence-Based Practices for Justice-Involved Persons:A Five-Part Webinar Series. This webinar will cov...

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PbS announces the release of a new issue brief, Family-Youth Initiative.

Download our brochure to learn about Performance-based Standards (PbS) for secure juvenile facilities.