Congratulations Award Winners

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

News

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.

Events

24 Sep

Trauma and Brain Science: Why Can't I Think My Way Out of This?

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 3:30 PM EDT, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will host a 1-hour webinar ent...

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25 Sep

On Track: How Well Are States Preparing Youth in the Juvenile Justice System for Employment

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 1:00 PM EDT, the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice...

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Publications

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.
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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.
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