Congratulations Award Winners

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


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...
Congratulating the Winners of the 2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest -
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest! Our solo winner is from Logansport J...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Celebration and Surprise: The 2019 CJCA and PbS Awards Night -
The 2019 CJCA and PbS Awards Night on August 2 came back to Boston, the hometown of both organizations, for the second time in three years. As a...
Monday, August 12, 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.


10 Sep

Webinar: The Role of Staff Wellness in Retention

Excessive use of overtime, competing work demands, and high expectations regarding interacting with youth, can lend itself to burnout for juveni...

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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.