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WOODBURY REPORTS BULLETIN
July 21, 1995
(The following article was taken from The Burlington Free Press, Sunday, July 2,
1995. It was sent to me by IECA member Ben Mason, commenting that it is important for all of us to keep in touch to keep at bay fly-by-nighters.
MIRACLES FOR TEEN-AGERS TO PAY $90,000 SETTLEMENT
WAITSFIELD -- A Waitsfield man who ran a program for troubled teen-agers has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a consumer fraud lawsuit
brought against him by the Vermont Attorney General's Office.
Michael Casper was accused of stating in a brochure for his Miracles for Teen-agers program to have a doctorate from a medical school
in the Far East his only post-high-school degree is Doctor of Acupuncture from a school in Hong Kong.
Attorney General Jeffrey Armestoy said Casper said he was a certified drug and alcohol counselor, but was only an apprentice. The
Attorney General's Office sued after Casper's business filed for bankruptcy. Under the terms of the agreement, Casper must pay $50,000
to the state in civil penalties and almost $40,000 in reimbursements to five out-of-state families who placed teens in the program.
WOODBURY REPORTS BULLETIN #95-7-5
July 31, 1995
IMMEDIATE EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS
ADOLESCENT TRANSPORT AGENT needed, full or part time, with counseling exp., intake or marketing exp. a plus. Contact STEVE DETATA
at (800) 899-8585.
COUNSELORS needed for year round residential wilderness programs located in prestigious N. Idaho. Outstanding skills working with
emotionally troubled youths in highly confrontive situations required. Must be energetic & enjoy the out of doors! Send resume
to CEDU Recruitment Dept., 319 N. 1st Ave. Sandpoint, Id. 83864 or fax 208-263-0682.
Principal Named At Quest
Anne Simon has been named Principal at Quest, A Country School in Boonville, California. Quest is a junior boarding school for children
from 6 to 16 and was founded and operated by Robin & Donna Harris. For information, they can be contacted at 707-895-2613.
Three Springs Reports
Darlene Vaughn,Marketing and Public Relations for Three Springs in Huntsville, Alabama 205-880-3339, reports Rosemary Tippett, Administrator
of the Three Springs Atlanta office, 404-435-8464, and Sharon Laney, Administrator of the Three Springs Paint Rock Valley program,
Alabama, 205-776-2503, have been given the responsibility of coordinating travel and special arrangements for professionals desiring
to visit Three Springs programs. She also reports completion of the baseball complex project and a greenhouse at Paint Rock Valley.
Students At Teen Challenge Attend Mud Bug Festival
Joe Akins, Director of Teen Challenge - Shreveport, Louisiana, 318-425-8336, reports all the girls in his program recently went to
the annual Mud Bug Festival which has something to do with the Crawfish season being in full swing. He says only people from Louisiana
can understand and appreciate what this is all about.
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