News

PbS Awarded 2018 OJJDP Reentry Grant -
This September, PbS was selected as the recipient of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) 2018 grant for Improvin...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
PbS Convenes Community Residential Standards Review -
Committed to continuous improvement, the Performance-based Standards (PbS) Learning Institute convened a panel of national experts and practitio...
Monday, October 29, 2018
New York Alternative Facility Emphasizes Rehabilitation For Raise the Age Candidates -
At Crossroads Juvenile Detention Center in Brooklyn, barbed wire and tall unclimbable fences enclose the housing building, basketball courts and...
Thursday, October 25, 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.

Events

12 Dec

Reducing Recidivism for People with Mental Illnesses in Jails

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST, the Stepping Up Initiative will host a webinar entitled, "Reducing Recidivism for People with Me...

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20 Dec

How to Expand Mentoring Relationships with Opportunity Youth

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 1:00 PM EST, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership will host a 75-minute webinar entitled, "How to Expan...

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Publications

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