Credible Messenger Mentoring

Posted by Mike Dempsey
July 13, 2017

Dear CJCA members -  I hope that you are all well and have been enjoying the summer.  I wanted to share with you an impressive promising practice being used at the New Beginnings Youth Development Center in DC

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2017 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Correction Category

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
July 10, 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 correction category, seven semi-finalists were chosen before narrowing the field to three finalists.

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Nine Finalists Selected for the 2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Awards Overcame Seemingly Insurmountable Challenges

Posted by Kim Godfrey
June 16, 2017

Challenges facing staff and leaders working in juvenile justice facilities can seem daunting: getting kids to stop fighting, convincing staff to use alternatives to room confinement or restraints when kids act out, making staff and kids feel safe and increasing contacts between youths with families. Like standing at the bottom of a tall mountain ready to hike to the summit but not being to see the top because it’s in the clouds. Too far away, too complicated to find, too difficult to reach.

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Drumming Up Talent from Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center

Posted by Jonah Schennum
July 07, 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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60 Day Notice of Upcoming NSYC for PREA

Posted by Mike Dempsey
June 07, 2017

Here is the link to the 60 day notice of the upcoming National Survey of Youth In Custody (NSYC) for your reference.

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