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CJCA Summer 2018 Meeting

CJCA Summer 2018 Meeting

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) Summer Business Meeting was held Aug. 3-5, 2018 at the Hilton Minneapolis with 45 CJCA directors and designees participating.

CJCA’s signature program, the New Directors Seminar was held immediately preceding the meeting on Aug. 3-5 and was attended by seven new directors including Tracy Dompeling, AK; Chuck Supple, CA; Cathy Foley-Geib, CT; John Stevenson, DE; Trevor Spiegel, NE; John Munoz, Nevada and Joseph O’Leary, OR. Evaluations from the training have been very positive and indicated this continues to be a very valuable training for directors.

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by Aug 30, 2018
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2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: White’s Residential and Family Services

2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: White’s Residential and Family Services

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce White’s Residential and Family Services in Wabash, IN as the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award winner in the community residential category. White’s was selected for their forward-thinking improvement plan to strengthen staff and youth relationships by empowering youths.

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by Aug 29, 2018
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2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility

2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility (YDF) in Sacramento, CA as the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award winner in the detention/assessment category. YDF was selected for their coordinated and thoughtful approach to reducing the use of force and restraints.

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by Aug 29, 2018
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2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex- West Female

2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Video Spotlight: Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex- West Female

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is proud to announce Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex- West Female (KJCC) in Topeka, KS as the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award winner in the correction category. KJCC was selected for their comprehensive Facility Improvement Plan (FIP) to develop a more effective, responsive and attentive suicide precaution program.

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by Aug 29, 2018
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PbS Agency Coordinators Dare Greatly at Annual Training

PbS Agency Coordinators Dare Greatly at Annual Training

Fifty juvenile justice leaders from 32 states convened earlier this month for the Performance-based Standards (PbS) annual Agency Coordinators Training in Minneapolis. This year’s theme was Daring Greatly, to recognize the coordinators and leaders who continually rise to the challenges that face their agencies and to provide a network and resources to help them along the way.

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by Aug 28, 2018
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Inspiration and Appreciation: Celebrating Juvenile Justice Staff, Youth at CJCA and PbS Awards Night

Inspiration and Appreciation: Celebrating Juvenile Justice Staff, Youth at CJCA and PbS Awards Night

The 2018 CJCA and PbS Awards Night on August 3 in Minneapolis marked the culmination of another excellent year in juvenile justice work. Opening words from CJCA Executive Director Mike Dempsey and PbS Executive Director Kim Godfrey echoed the inspired feelings shared by attendees as they thanked all for coming. ‘We love seeing you all,’ said Godfrey, ‘and we love celebrating all our successes and feeling the energy from so many dedicated, awesome supporters of PbS and CJCA together in one room.’

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by Aug 16, 2018
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White’s Residential and Family Services Named Finalist for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

White’s Residential and Family Services Named Finalist for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is very pleased to announce White’s Residential and Family Services in Wabash, IN as one of the finalists for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the community residential category. White’s was selected for their forward-thinking improvement plan to strengthen staff and youth relationships by empowering youths.

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by Jul 30, 2018
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Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility Named Finalist for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility Named Finalist for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is very pleased to announce Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility (SCYDF) in Sacramento, CA as one of the finalists for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the detention category. SCYDF was selected as a finalist for their coordinated and thoughtful approach to reducing the use of force and injuries.

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by Jul 23, 2018
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Southwest Utah Youth Center- Long Term Named Finalist for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Southwest Utah Youth Center- Long Term Named Finalist for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is very pleased to announce Southwest Utah Youth Center- Long Term (SUYC) in Cedar City, UT as one of the finalists for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the correction category. SUYC was selected as a finalist for their innovative methods of improving youth reentry processes.

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by Jul 16, 2018
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Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility Named Finalist for the 2018 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility Named Finalist for the 2018 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is pleased to announce Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) in Logansport, IN as one of the finalists for the 2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award in the correction category. LJCF was selected for their multi-faceted approach to reduce the use of physical restraints.

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by Jun 25, 2018