Finalist from Southwest Utah Youth Center – Long Term Performs an Original Song on Ukulele

Posted by Jonah Schennum
August 18, 2017

The Performance-based Standards (PbS) State/Agency Coordinators Training and Awards Night in Chicago, Illinois is now only a few months away. Participants are waiting to see the results of PbS’ annual Kids Got Talent Contest.

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2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Detention Category

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
August 14, 2017

Congratulations again to all finalists for the 2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award. The field of applications was so strong, for the first time in 11 years of the award, Performance-based Standards (PbS) expanded the field to include semi-finalists. In the detention category, six semi-finalists were chosen before narrowing the field to three finalists.

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CJCA Positive Youth Development Toolkit

Posted by Peter Forbes
August 11, 2017

CJCA produced a valuable and practical toolkit in March of 2015 “Reducing the Use of Isolation”.

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Finalist from North Coast Youth Correctional Facility Plays Beethoven

Posted by Jonah Schennum
August 11, 2017

The Performance-based Standards (PbS) State/Agency Coordinators Training and Awards Night in Chicago, Illinois is now only a few months away. Participants are waiting to see the results of PbS’ annual Kids Got Talent Contest.

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Ferris School Named Finalist for the 2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
August 07, 2017

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is pleased to announce Ferris School in Wilmington, DE as one of the finalists for the 2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the correction category. The facility was selected as a finalist for reducing youth assaults and fights by increasing positive interactions and reinforcements by staff.

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