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Seen 'n Heard - Oct, 1993 Issue (page 2).

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Flagship Treatment Facility Closed
The Drug Policy Letter
June/July 1993, reports the "flagship treatment facility and its corporate headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida" of Straight Inc. was closed on April 24 of this year. The program has been controversial for several years for its "confrontational treatment model."

Troubled Transplants Workshop
Dr. Richard Delaney, Director of the Northern Colorado Diagnostic Service
presented in early September a workshop entitled "Troubled Transplants: Unconventional Strategies for Helping Disturbed Foster and Adoptive Children" at Desert Hills Center for Youth & Families in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Delaney is the author of FOSTERING CHANGES: Treating Attachment Disordered Foster Children and TROUBLED TRANSPLANTS: Unconventional Strategies for Helping Disturbed Foster and Adopted Children.

The Heritage Center Expands Services
The Heritage Center in Utah has expanded its service toward the adolescent deaf population. They offer 60 beds for males and females between the ages of 12 to 18 in their self-contained deaf program. In their total program, they see that the most important element in treatment is relationships, and emphasize conservative family values.

New Admissions Counselor At Rocky Mountain Academy
Lori Armbruster is the newest Admissions Counselor at Rocky Mountain Academy in North Idaho.

Buckeye Boys Ranch Has Two Interns This Summer
Buckeye Boys Ranch In Grove City, Ohio had two interns this summer from Gallaudet University, Washington D.C., the world's only accredited, four-year liberal arts college for deaf students. The two students were helping out the deaf and hearing impaired adolescents enrolled the a summer school program held in the Ranch's Intensive Care Center.

Desert Hills Sponsors Public Program
Desert Hills in Tucson, Arizona
will sponsor Dr. Benjamin M. Spock, in presenting a public program in Tucson about "Stresses on the American Family" October 12.

New Admission Director At Fenster School
Ms. Gwen Bonhard has been appointed Assistant Admission Director for Fenster School outside Tucson, Arizona. Gwen has been administrative assistant with the school for six years and will be helping Director of Admission Mary Jo Filip.

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