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 Open Facility Doors -
Holding an open house at a juvenile facility can have a profound impact; it gives parents of the youths at the facility an opportunity to see ho...
Friday, January 30, 2015
PbS Perspective: Decreasing Isolation and Positive Family Results -
As PbS reflects on the past 20 years, we realize that looking at data is the first, fundamental step to positive change and reform and are eager...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Reflections on 20 Years’ Improving Conditions of Confinement -
It was 20 years ago the Congressionally-mandated Conditions of Confinement Study prompted the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevent...
Monday, January 12, 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.


4 Feb

PbS State/Agency Coordinator Training

The state agency coordinator training is in Long Beach, CA from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6, 2015. The training will focus on trauma-informed care and serv...

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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!

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

First Step to Integrate Trauma-Informed Care
Asking youths about their experiences and perceptions of being treated using trauma-informed practices.

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