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Seen 'n Heard - Oct, 1995 Issue (page 3).

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West Shield Announces New Full-Time Manager
Al Cardoza, President of West Shield Adolescent Services announced that Steve DeTata is the new full-time manager responsible for all operations. Ollie Perkins and Caroline Wolf have been promoted to field directors. In addition to performing field work with adolescents, Ollie and Caroline will be assisting with case intake, training, and marketing. 800-899-8585. 

College Health Enterprises Announces Changes
Elliot A. Sainer, President and CEO of College Health Enterprises announced that effective September 5, 1995, Gary Alldredge has been promoted from Director of SUWS Adolescent program in Idaho to Administrator of Utah operations for Aspen Health Services. Gary will be responsible of the operations of Aspen Achievement Academy and Aspen Youth Alternatives in Utah. Also, Sue Crowell has been promoted to Director of SUWS Adolescent Program from her current position as Assistant Director, replacing Gary. 

New Director Of Admissions At Hidden Lake Academy
Scott Canter has been named the new Director of Admission at Hidden Lake Academy in Dahlonega, Georgia, replacing Todd White who left to take advantage of another opportunity. 800-394-0640. 

Boundarylines Ready To Take Students
Richard Armstrong of Boundarylines in Moyie Springs, Idaho, 208-267-7797 reports he has been able to mix fun time with "interventionist" activities during the summer. He is now ready to take up to four students at a time for an up to 30 day short term transition and assessment of needs. He has plans to take a limited number for log cabin building starting this November. Call Richard for further information. 

Larry Wells's Wilderness Conquest Group
Larry Wells's Wilderness Conquest groups this summer spent many hours of service cleaning up the countryside in southern Utah along with their intensive work on improving their lives and family relationships. Contrary to the image being painted by the national media by focusing only on wilderness tragedy, Larry has run wilderness programs for 24 years without incident, touching and helping improve the lives of struggling young people and their families. 

Elk Mountain Academy Reports Final Inspection Approval
Carl Olding of Elk Mountain Academy in Clark Fork, Idaho, 800-355-3823, reports final inspection approval on their new 5,080 square foot building. 13 months to complete, the resident boys did a lot of the work, with some earning elective credit for carpentry as well as extra money. Elk Mountain Academy also has been approved by the state to upgrade their classification to Group Home status, which allows them to serve up to 12 boys. They currently have 8 boys.

Rocky Top Academy Closes
Rocky Top Academy, located outside Anaconda, Montana, has been closed down. Run and owned by Tom Finucane, also known as Tom Gregory, the Anaconda police inform me that charges are pending. Further information will be e-mailed to subscribers with an e-mail address, and will appear in the next issue of WR. 

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