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May 2001 Issue (page
HIDDEN LAKE ACADEMY ONLINE & ANNOUNCING NEW GIRLS DORM
January 2001) Hidden Lake Academy, Dahlonega, Georgia, 800-394-0640, www.hiddenlakeacademy.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, announced their students are now wired for e-mail. Due to concerns for student safety, they will not have direct access to the Internet, but can e-mail their parents and individuals approved by their parents and counselors and of course, their teachers and other students. They also announced their new girls dorm will open August 15, 2001. Housing 64 girls with two to a room and a connecting bath to the next room, the dorm also will have individual computers connected to the school server, aerobics, laundry, telephone rooms, a two-story common area and staff apartment.
WOLFEBORO SCHOOL SLIDE SHOW IN DENVER (March 5, 2001) Wolfeboro The Summer Boarding School, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire www.wolfeboro.org, 603-569-3451, will present a slide show about a day in the life of a student at Wolfeboro, to be shown between 4: 30 and 7:30 PM on Monday, May 14, at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center, 7800 Tufts Ave., Denver, CO 303-779-1234. Visitors may arrive at any time without an appointment, and should plan to stay for at least one hour. They are instructed to call Mr. Brian Fisher on the house phone, to be directed to the meeting location.
NIHM BIPOLAR RESEARCH PROJECT STARTED (March 7, 2001) The National Institute of Mental Health http://www.stepbd.org, email@example.com (888-398-7425) is sponsoring the largest research study for bipolar disorder ever conducted. The Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) is a long-term, 5 year outpatient study that aims to find out which treatments, or combinations of treatments, are most effective for treating episodes of depression and mania and for preventing recurrent episodes. Currently there are 17 research centers around the U.S. where STEP-BD is being conducted.
TEMAGAMI OUTBOUND WILDERNESS ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL
(March 8, 2001) The Temagami Outbound Wilderness Academy (firstname.lastname@example.org) announced they will operate a Summer School during the months of July and August, for grades 9 through 12. The students can obtain credits through the Ministry of Education and Training for the Province of Ontario, which are recognized in most jurisdictions throughout North America. They will also be able to participate in challenging and enjoyable outdoor adventure activities.
GODDARD JOINS VISTA
(March 20, 2001) Matt Dixon, Vista Adolescent Treatment Center, Magna, Utah, 810-250-9762, announced Dr. Paul Goddard has joined Vista as Clinical Director. Dr. Goddard was most recently a psychologist/therapist at New Haven Residential Treatment Center. Before that he consulted with Second Nature and had been a therapist at Aspen Achievement Academy. All three facilities are located in Utah.
NAWA ACADEMY ANNOUNCES ALL-GIRLS SUMMER SCHOOL GROUP
(March, 2001) Jason T. Hull, Director of Admissions of NAWA Academy, French Gulch, California, 800-358-NAWA, www.nawa-academy.com released a new brochure describing their recent expansions and campus improvements, including an on-campus Learning Center and an expanded computer network allowing all their classes to have access to internet. Their Snowboard USA program has been granted California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) status for competitions and they are now offering an all-girls summer school group, led by Amy Anderson and a team of female staff.
NATSAP BEGINS SEARCH FOR NEW DIRECTOR
(April, 2001) Michael Allgood, NATSAP Vice President, announced they formed a Search Committee to replace John Reddan, who will transition from Executive Director of NATSAP, to become an Ex-Officio member of NATSAP’s Board of Directors. Allgood commented, “Reddan has forever bettered our profession. By creating NATSAP, he has facilitated an exchange of culture among and between hundreds of programs…he is an extraordinary visionary and educator.” Inquiries can be sent to NATSAP Search Committee Chair, PO Box 9, Whitmore, CA 96096.
SARATOGA SPRINGS ACADEMY OPENS
(April 16, 2001) Marsha Powell, Admissions Director of New Haven, Provo, Utah, 801-794-1218, www.newhavenrtc.com announced that their new facility, Saratoga Springs Academy will officially open April 16, 2001. With a capacity for 18 girls aged 13 to 17, it is located in a 11,000 square foot country home with house parents, on 10 acres of “beautiful open land.” Applicants will interview with Academy Director, Mark Frechem for this In-house State-certified secondary school program that is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. The program includes an independent living skills curriculum, as well as weekly therapy and psycho-educational groups.
HIDDEN LAKE ACADEMY STARTS RIDGE CREEK WILDERNESS PROGRAM
(April 10, 2001) J. J. Williams, Admissions Director for Ridge Creek, Dahlonega, Georgia, 706-867-1720, email@example.com, www.ridgecreek.org, announced the new 27-day wilderness program will start accepting students June 4, 2001, as a subsidiary of Hidden Lake Academy.
SQUAREONE ANNOUNCES NEW STAFF
(April 10, 2001) Christy Slate, Admissions Advisor for SquareOne, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, 866-667- 6006 announced SquareOne staff. President, Robert Spear, with a “thirty-year career in emotional growth and experiential education,” and Vice President Mary Sims, L.C.S.W., who “brings extensive clinical expertise along with twenty years of experience in family therapy and family coaching,” will “place family and clinical services at the forefront of the program.” New Chief Instructors include: David Ayers, founder and former director of Blackwater Outdoor Experiences, Pat Stell, former Program Manager for Explorations in Montana, and Dan Wohl, certified Wilderness First Responder, who for several years was Chief Course Instructor for the Ascent Program in Idaho.
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