The Color of Youth Transferred to the Adult Criminal Justice System: Policy & Practice Recommendations -
The Campaign for Youth Justice and the National Association of Social Workers have published a new brief examining the role of race in juvenile ...
Monday, September 24, 2018
PbS Agency Coordinators Dare Greatly at Annual Training -
Fifty juvenile justice leaders from 32 states convened earlier this month for the Performance-based Standards (PbS) annual Agency Coordinators T...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Inspiration and Appreciation: Celebrating Juvenile Justice Staff, Youth at CJCA and PbS Awards Night -
The 2018 CJCA and PbS Awards Night on August 4 in Minneapolis marked the culmination of another excellent year in juvenile justice work. Opening...
Friday, August 17, 2018
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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.


23 Oct

Cyberbullying: What You Need to Know

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will present "Cyberbu...

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24 Oct

SOAR—A Reentry Tool for Individuals Involved in the Criminal Justice System

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at 3:00 PM ET, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) SOAR TA Center, in partnershi...

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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.

PbS Perspective July 2017
A summary of PbS data from April 2017.