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Seen 'n Heard - Feb 2001 Issue (page 1).

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(December 2000) Yellowstone Boy and Girls Ranch, Billings, Montana, 800-726-6755, http://www.ybgr.org has a division called Community Based Services (CBS) that is expanding services for at-risk kids. They are developing School Based and Therapeutic Aftercare programs in several Montana communities, including the Pioneer Youth Home in Dillon and group homes in Billings and Lewistown. Their Youth Case Management and Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) program is providing mental health services in several areas to children at risk of residential placement. 

(December 2000) Pete Smith, Administrator for the Flying H Youth Ranch, in Naches, Washington, 509-658-2990 announced the first contributions received to begin helping “families unable to afford part or all of the tuition.”

(January 3, 2001) Jill Guthman, Mendota Heights, Minnesota, 651-698-4872, jlguthman@uswest.net, reports the launching of her Early Years Educational Placement Services. Guthman has been a Montessori instructor since 1991 and has “learned how to identify the different types of learning styles: the different types of classroom settings, and how to make the best match.” Her practice will focus on helping parents find the right educational setting during a child’s first six years of life. 

(January 8, 2001) Daniel G. Lee, Jr., Headmaster at Fryeburg Academy, Fryeburg, Maine, 207-935- 2001, announced Carol and Ted Kneeland will join Fryeburg next year to direct their Language Retraining Program. The Kneelands were the founders and directors of the Language Retraining Program at Trinity-Pawling School. “The Language Retraining Program is designed for bright, learning disabled, college bound students.” 

(January 10, 2000) Temagami Wilderness Centre, operating outside Temagami, Ontario, Canada, 905-632-9458, http://www.youthchallenge.com info@temagami.com, announced they have obtained a private school license from the Ministry of Education and Training for Ontario. The school is restricted to male graduates of their short-term wilderness Youth Challenge Program and will allow them to continue their education. Director and founder Colin Rayner announced they also have hired Drew Jacques as full-time therapist. Jacques has formerly worked for the wilderness program on a contract basis. 

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