Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Posted by Kim Godfrey
March 27, 2017

Sports fans know Dwight Howard as Superman for donning a red cape at the 2008 Slam Dunk Contest and winning with superhuman dunks. He became PbS’ superhero last year by inspiring youths in facilities to be their best. Last month, PbS got to say thanks.

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Corrections Today Article from CJCA on Reducing Isolation

Posted by Mike Dempsey
March 24, 2017

CJCA's Reducing Isolation in Youth Facilities Training and Technical Assistance (RIYF-TTA) program is a project supported through a partnership between the Center for Coordinated Assistance to the States, The American Institutes for Research, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University and CJCA.

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Positive Impacts of the Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Posted by Harvey Reed
March 21, 2017

The Barbara Allen-Hagen Award is the highest honor for a juvenile facility that is committed to improving the quality of life for the youth that it serves. If we were thrilled in 2012 when Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility was bestowed this honor, then it is difficult to find words to describe the exhilaration we experienced in 2015 when we learned that the same facility was the first ever to receive this national award for a second time.

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The Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Embraces Teamwork and Community

Posted by Joseph Dominick
March 23, 2017

Winning the 2016 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award solidified for the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center’s (FPJDC) staff and the stakeholders of our region, that our detention center continues to operate at a demonstrable level of excellence.

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CJCA Winter Meeting held in San Antonio

Posted by Darlene Conroy
March 21, 2017

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) Winter Business Meeting was held Jan. 22-24 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio where over 37 CJCA directors and designees participated.

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