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 juvenile facilities and residential centers across 32 states.

October's data collection will include two new sites from the Wisconsin Division of Juvenile Corrections, three new sites from the Delaware Youth Rehabilitative Services Division and three new juvenile detention centers in Indiana.


PbS Participants Plan Great Activities for 2015! -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) participants provide great activities for youths throughout the entire year. Starting on New Years Day, facili...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
April PbS Person of the Month -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is pleased to announce that Stephanie Sinju, assistant program director at the Wasatch Youth Center, is the Pb...
Friday, April 10, 2015
New PbS Issue Brief: What Youths, Staff and Families Say about Community-based Programs -
About one-third of the nearly 60,000 youths in residential placement are in community-based programs. Research shows that youths’ experiences in...
Friday, March 06, 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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