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Seen 'n Heard - Apr, 1994 Issue (page 2).

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Benchmark Opens Second House
Jayne Longnecker, Director of Benchmark in California reports as of early April they have ten kids in the program and are opening a second house. They have also received their tax exempt status. 

Warner School
Jim McLaughlin of Warner Mountain School in Fort Bidwell, California reports that as of early April they have 11 kids and shortly will start work on buildings for their planned school facility. He reports the last few months have been a "real learning experience" as new students have moved in and make their mark on the community. 

Indian Trails Continues Their Program Through The Summer
Michael Young, of Indian Trails in Spokane, Washington, tells me they will continue to work to work with girls through the summer months, but will drop their price to $1800 a month during the summer since there is not the school preparation and tutoring needed during school months. 

CEDU Mountain Schools First Parent Seminar
Bill Valentine, the Director of Hilltop in Running Springs, California, reported the first ever CEDU Mountain Schools Parent Seminar, held on February 24,25 and 26 at the Lark Arrowhead Resort was a great success. This followed a Parent Workshop conducted by the founder of CEDU Education, Mel Wasserman. The next workshop is scheduled for May 29 through June 1 in Sandpoint, Idaho. 

Northstar Holds Its 3rd Annual Parent Conference
Northstar Center in Bend, Oregon held its 3rd annual parent conference in February, 1994. The seminar ended with a role reversal exercise where the child takes control of the relationship by belaying their parents who rappelled from a cliff. They will graduate 10 students this summer. They are also starting an innovative summer program for young women, which is a six week program called Changing Directions. 

Black Hills Seminars Present A Program
Black Hills Seminars will present a program called "From Risk To Resilience: Strategies for Reclaiming Challenging Youth" on August 14-18, 1994 at the Black Hills Children's Home Campus of the Children's Home Society near Keystone, South Dakota. Larry Brendtro is the Director of the Black Hills Seminars and is co-editor of the Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems. For more information, call 605-647-5244. 

The Orphan Foundation Defines An Orphan
The Orphan Foundation of America, headquartered in Washington, DC, defines an orphan as, "Any child who has lost the love of natural parents through death, abandonment, abuse or neglect." They report that "Adolescents constitute one- third of all foster care children." 

Sprink Creek Announces Day Family Intensives
Steve Cawdry announces planning several seven Day Family Intensives. Planed dates are June 26 - July 4, 1994; August 4 - 10, 1994; and December 27 - January 2, 1995. These are presented to "...offer an opportunity to notice and name behaviors and family patterns." They are based on Living in Process Intensives as developed by Anne Wilson Schaef, Ph.D. For more information, contact Spring Creek Community, 406-827- 4344. 

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