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Seen 'n Heard - Oct, 1993 Issue (page 1).

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Study Report On Hyperactivity
A National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
study reports a type of hyperactivity has been linked to a genetic defect. This particular defect applies to only 5% of hyperactivity cases. It is generally estimated that attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder affects one in 20 school-age children.

Three Springs of North Carolina Achieves Accreditation
Three Springs of North Carolina Residential Treatment Center (RTC)
has achieved Accreditation with Commendation from the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Spring Creek Adds 4-6 Family Intensives A Year
Steve Cawdrey at Spring Creek in Western Montana  is planning to "offer 4-6 Family Intensives a year and, perhaps, a year long Process Family Training for parents and adolescents after they attend at least one Intensive." He is encouraging people to read Anne Wilson Schaef's books, try local 12-step meetings, and attend Intensives "as an alternative to sending their teenager off to a therapeutic school...."

Hilltop Has New Director
William Valentine is the new Director of Hilltop in Running Springs, California.
Hilltop is part of the CEDU family of services, providing transitional living for young adults. Valentine has been with the CEDU system for 6 years, serving as Academic Director at CEDU high school, and previously holding positions as Director of Wilderness Programs and Family Head. Before coming to CEDU, Valentine had been in sales and marketing for 25 years and holds a Master's Degree in Education.

Challenge of Choice Program
Carolynn Hamilton, of Salem, Oregon 503-391-4961
, for her Ph.D. is developing a system called EXCEL, referring to The Challenge Of Choice. She has been working with adolescents for 20 years, specializing in adolescent drug and alcohol issues. She describes the Challenge of Choice program as moving "the participant through the pre-contemplation, contemplation and preparation stages of change by applying cognitive, affective and evaluative processes."

New Admissions Counselor AT CEDU School
Daniel M. Conroy has joined CEDU School in Running Springs, California as an Admissions Counselor.
He will be joined Admissions Director Saul Rudman and Admissions Counselor Paula Stamey in the office to discuss CEDU High School, CEDU Middle School, and Hilltop with all callers. Daniel is a former Marketing Coordinator with Sierra Tucson Treatment Center in Tucson, Arizona.

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