Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Sports fans know Dwight Howard as Superman for donning a red cape at the 2008 Slam Dunk Contest and winning with superhuman dunks. He became PbS’ superhero last year by inspiring youths in facilities to be their best. Last month, PbS got to say thanks.


14 Performances Advance to Finalist Round in 2017 Talent Contest -
Congratulations to the 14 finalists of the 2017 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest and thank you to the numerous facility staff and agency leaders who ...
PbS Announces Semi-Finalists for the 2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award -
This year’s applications for the 2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award were truly the most difficult to judge to date. Nearly 30 applications were...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Celebrating Outstanding Ongoing Achievements -
Every field seems to have its own version of the Oscars. Some of the best known are the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for theater ...
Friday, April 07, 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.


25 Oct

PbS State/Agency Coordinator Training

The PbS State/Agency Coordinator Training is in Chicago from Oct. 25-27, 2017.

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

Using PbS Data and New Resources to Prevent and Monitor Sexual Victimization and Harassment
A summary of PbS data and resources for PREA.