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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Finalist from Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex Pops and Locks It

Posted by Jonah Schennum
August 04, 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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Ending Solitary for Juveniles: A Goal Grows Closer

Posted by Mike Dempsey
August 02, 2017

Ending Solitary for Juveniles: A Goal Grows Closer
Recent rulings in a half-dozen states signal new momentum.
By ELI HAGER

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PbS Perspective July 2017 Focuses on Families

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
August 02, 2017

Performance-based Standards (PbS) presents the next in a series of publications that offers a snapshot of the conditions of confinement and quality of life in secure facilities. This week, PbS published the PbS Perspective July 2017.

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Finalist from Geneva Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Slams an Original Poem

Posted by Jonah Schennum
July 28, 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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