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Seen 'n Heard - Dec, 1991 Issue (page 3).

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Anasazi Featured in Arizona Republic
Anasazi was featured in the Arizona Republic on September 8th. The article pointed out that for the group, "Life is reduced to the very basics.... The program is based on the Native American concept that life is 'walking,' and that people move forward when they make the right choices and backwards on the wrong ones. But its up to the walkers to make the choices." One parent of a graduate said, "What I like most about the program is that Anasazi doesn't attempt to force change. They just let him change within himself. Anytime you force someone to do something, you will have conflict."

The Journal of Humanistic Education and Development
Barbara Bratter, Thomas Bratter, Rebecca Fiske and Kenneth Steiner have written an article, "The Effective Education Professional: Politician, Psychologist, Philosopher, Professor, and Parent" which has been published in the September issue of The Journal of Humanistic Education and Development. The article describes the myriad of roles a teacher at The John Dewey Academy assumes in order to be responsive to the academic-psycho-social needs of students. This has implications for all teachers who wish to become more effective. Copies can be obtained by writing to John Dewey Academy, 389 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230 or calling (413) 528-9800.

Renel Hanson Admission Director at RMA Sends Updates
Renel Hanson, Admissions Director at Rocky Mountain Academy in North Idaho, tells me she makes it a point to send an update three or four times a year to referring professionals regarding the students the professional has referred there.

Quest in Boonville Moving New Facilities
Robin Harris, Co-Director of Quest in Boonville, California reports they are moving to new facilities eight miles away and the new facilities are an improvement over what the school has been using. The mailing address and phone number will stay the same. The School is limiting its enrollment to 16 boys, ages 6 to 18, and as of late July, still had a few open spaces.

Dr. Radda PhD With John Dewey Academy Attends 99th APA Meeting
Henry T. Radda, Ph.D., Dean of Students at The John Dewey Academy, attended the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association which met in San Francisco, California. Dr. Radda presented a paper, "Adolescents' Conceptualizations of the Therapeutic Relationship," which is being prepared for publication. Dr. Radda used the qualitative method to analyze treatment transactions between the clinical staff and adolescents at The John Dewey Academy.

Copyright 1991, Woodbury Reports, Inc. (This article may be reproduced without prior approval if the copyright notice and proper publication and author attribution accompanies the copy.)

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