Congratulations Award Winners

Our annual PbS and CJCA Awards night was a resounding success. Congratulations to all of this years' winners.


Webinar: Helping Parents Advocate for the Educational Needs and Transition of Their Children in the Juvenile Justice System -
The education of children in the juvenile justice system is a primary concern for juvenile justice administrators. Performance-based Standards (...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Reducing Isolation, A Report on the Key Findings of National Isolation Data -
Performance-based Standards (PbS), a national organization dedicated to treating all youths in custody as one of our own, sets national best pra...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
PbS Announces 2019 Scholarship Award Recipients -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is pleased to announce the four outstanding applicants selected to receive the 2019 PbS Scholarship Awards. Th...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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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.


22 Oct

The Effects of Trauma on Brain Function

On Tuesday, October 22, from 3:30 - 4:30 PM EDT, OJJDP will host a webinar that address how brain science explains the longer-term effects of tr...

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24 Oct

Reporting Children Missing From Care to NCMEC

On Thursday, October 24, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM EDT, OJJDP will host a webinar discussing federal legislation, namely the Preventing Sex Traffickin...

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Reducing Isolation, A Report on the Key Findings of National Isolation Data
This June 2019 report highlights key findings on the use of isolation and room confinement including historical trends and changes in PbS data.

Implementing Trauma-Informed Principles and Practices: What Staff, Youth and Families Say
This issue brief explores the perceptions of youth, staff and families regarding the implementation of trauma-informed principles and practices.