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NEW STAFF AT ACADEMY AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN (October
10, 2001) Jodi Tuttle, Founder and Director of the Academy at Cedar
Mountain, Cedar City, Utah, 877-723-3729, a transition school for students who are underachieving with only minor behavior problems,
announced the addition of Dr. Bernard Farrow as Guidance Counselor, and Mitch Littlefield as Dean of Students.
OBHIC COLLATING OUTCOMES RESEARCH
(Oct. 12, 2001) Rob Cooley, Catherine Freer Wilderness Therapy Expeditions in Oregon and Chairman of The Outdoor
Behavioral Healthcare Industry Council (OBHIC) Board, reported good progress
in collecting and analyzing data from member programs for the assessment of treatment outcomes of wilderness healthcare programs.
The research project is being done in conjunction with the University of Idaho Wilderness Research Center, lead by Keith C. Russell,
Moscow, Idaho, 208-885-2269, firstname.lastname@example.org. The final report will be published and
available later this year or early next year.
MOIR AND PRESLEY THROUGH TOWN
(October 15, 2001) Sarah Moir, with Catherine Freer Wilderness
Therapy Expeditions, Albany Oregon, 541-926-7252, email@example.com, and Lynn Presley, a new
Educational Consultant with Presley Consulting Etc., Mesa, Arizona, 480-396-0900, Imp317@cs.com,
stopped by our offices on a tour of North Idaho and Western Montana programs. Presley is just starting her practice and is touring
as many schools as she can to prepare for taking in clients in the near future.
(October 17, 2001) Rae Ann Knopf, Vice-President of Private Education
Outreach for The Brown Schools, 503-762-2500, the umbrella organization for Rocky Mountain Academy, Boulder Creek, Northwest Academy,
Milestones, and Ascent, announced they have relocated many of their Sandpoint, Idaho staff to the campuses of their various schools
and programs. 24 administrative staff will remain at the Sandpoint Office. The 208-265-0607 phone number offers a menu of choices
and a directory for individuals with their extension numbers to assist callers. This follows an October 8 announcement by Sherry
Thornton, Chief Operating Officer for The Brown Schools, 901-312-7940, re-defining the leadership and mission for each school
and program. Everyone will maintain their present position; they simply will operate out of a school’s campus rather than the
Sandpoint central office.
DORNY JOINS LOGAN RIVER ACADEMY
(October 17, 2001) Larry Carter, Founder and Administrator of Logan River Academy, Logan, Utah, 866-755-8400
announced Clinton Dorny started as Admissions Coordinator on October 5, 2001. Clint has a Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Utah University,
with previous experience in residential treatment, including work in admissions.
WILDERNESS TREATMENT CENTER OFFERS GROUND TRANSPORTATION
(October 18, 2001) John Brekke, Director of Wilderness
Treatment Center, Marion, Montana, 406.854.2832, announced that recent national tragedies, combined with people’s fear of flying,
have caused openings to be available at WTC, and when appropriate, they will make available ground transportation “when it makes sense."