CJCA and PbS' Awards Night Recognizes Inspiring People and Programs Across Juvenile Justice

Posted by Jonah Schennum
December 20, 2017

It was an amazing time at the 2017 CJCA and PbS Awards Night on October 26. The sounds of the Windy City were buzzing around the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago, but were nothing compared to the celebratory mood in the room as the night commenced with PbS Executive Director Kim Godfrey and CJCA Executive Director Mike Dempsey’s opening words.

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2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Grace Cottage

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
December 05, 2017

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce Grace Cottage in Wilmington, DE as the 2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award winner in the community residential category. Grace Cottage was selected for improving communication on rules and rights.

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2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Nampa Observation and Assessment Center

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
November 28, 2017

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce Nampa Observation and Assessment Center (O&A) in Nampa, ID as the 2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award winner in the detention/assessment category. O&A was selected for reducing the use of restraints and room confinement.

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TED talk from Anthony Block

Posted by Mike Dempsey
December 01, 2017

Hello CJCA Members, 

I'm writing to share a TED Talk that Director Block recently presented describing the challenging but rewarding process VA DJJ has undergone, and continues to undergo, to achieve meaningful reform.

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2017 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Ferris School

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
November 21, 2017

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

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