Seen 'n Heard - Jan, 2001 Issue (page
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SOLTREKS PLANNED 30-DAY TREKS
(December 18, 2000) Lorri Hanna and Doug Sabo, owners and operators of Soltreks,
an Emotional Growth wilderness program headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, 218-525- 5803, email@example.com,
announced they still have openings in their 30 day Assessment Treks in the Southwest from January 18 to February 16, and from March
1 to March 30.
THERAPIST FOR OBSIDIAN TRAILS
(December 20, 2000) Scott Bandoroff, of Obsidian Trails Outdoor
School, Bend Oregon, a 60-90 day wilderness therapy program, 888-808-9688, firstname.lastname@example.org,
announced they are looking for a masters level therapist.
WILDERNESS FOR AUTISM & ASPERGER’S
(December 20, 2000) Laura McManus, Director of the SIGHT program, part of Talisman, 828-669-8639, email@example.com,
in Black Mountain, North Carolina, announced their plans for a wilderness program. Scheduled from May 15-27, 2001, it will be a time
when “children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and Asperger’s syndrome can work on personal growth and individual goals
in a natural wilderness atmosphere.”
EXPERIENCED CLINICIAN OPENING
(December 26, 2000) Larry Stednitz, director of Alternative Youth Adventures (AYA) in Helena, Montana, 406-443-8579,
firstname.lastname@example.org, is looking for experienced clinicians with backcountry experience for its
Boulder, Montana program. AYA is a three-month program that incorporates a month- long assessment period prior to allowing the youth
to enter the two-month backcountry phase. Entry-level residential positions are open as well.
CERTIFICATIONS AT WILDERNESS QUEST
(December 29, 2000) Wilderness Quest’s Ramon Palosios,
LSAC, Substance Abuse counselor and Larry Wells, LSAC, CAC, Program Director, recently completed certification as Red Cross CPR, First
Aid and Blood Born Pathogen Instructors. Larry is also a certified Instructor on Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention for the
Crisis Prevention Institute. This now allows Wilderness Quest to keep staff certifications current through in-house training. Wilderness
Quest is located in Monticello, Utah, 435-587-2801.
PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
(January 2, 2001) Denise Westman, marketing for Provo Canyon School, 619-588-7499, Provo, Utah, announced the creation
of two new Parent Support Groups located in San Diego and Seattle, in addition to the seven already existing throughout the country.
These groups help provide weekly family therapy and additional support to parents whose children are in Provo Canyon School.