Design the cover for CJCA’s 2011 Yearbook!

The Yearbook Cover Contest is open to all youths committed to state juvenile corrections agencies. This year’s contest theme is: Challenges, Power and Impact of Change

All submissions must be postmarked by May 31, 2011.

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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.


2 May

Policies, Practices and PbS Outcomes to Reduce Isolation and Room Confinement

As research increasingly points juvenile justice professionals toward incentive-based behavior management systems and away from punitive adult a...

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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.