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.

News

PbS Participants Find Creative Ways to Engage Youths -
Juvenile facilities and programs find some creative ways to keep youths engaged. Performance-based Standards (PbS) participants have shared some...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
PbS State and Agency Coordinators Training a Huge Hit Among Attendees -
The Performance-based Standards (PbS) State/Agency Coordinators Training was a huge success for more reasons than just the sunny and warm locati...
Friday, February 20, 2015
PbS State and Agency Coordinators Gathered to Connect the Dots! -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) kicked off its 20th Anniversary and held its first event of the year, the 2015 PbS State/Agency Coordinator Tr...
Thursday, February 19, 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.

Events

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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Publications

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