Seen 'n Heard - June 2001 Issue (page
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LA AMISTAD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ACHIEVES JCAHO ACCREDITATION
(March 16, 2001) Mary Cesare-Murhy, Ph.D., Executive Director of La
Amistad Residential Treatment Center in Maitland, Florida, 407-647-0600, announced they had “achieved accreditation from the Joint
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, with a score of 93, and no Type I recommendations. Only 12% of hospitals
surveyed receive accreditation with no recommendations.”
REMUDA RANCH RECOVERY RADIO ONLINE
(May 1, 2001) Amy Nygard, Community Education Manager for Remuda
Ranch, 800-445-1900 x. 4502, , firstname.lastname@example.org, a program for girls with
eating disorders, announced their creation of Remuda’s Recovery Radio. Described as “an interactive educational web site where you
can ‘listen to’ and ‘watch streaming audio and video,” it offers “Family Week Didactics, the Overview of Treatment, Psychiatric Educational
Program videos,” and much more. The site can be accessed at www.remudaradio.com.
CRATER LAKE: LOOKING FOR STRONG PEOPLE
(May 1, 2001) Steven Long, Director of Crater Lake School, Sprague River, Oregon, 541-533-2279, email@example.com
is “looking for strong and willing people to join our team.” They need a “full time Receptionist/File Clerk, full time experienced
Program Staff to work directly with students, a part time to full time Flex Faculty/Program Staff, and a part time Science Teacher.
All positions start immediately. If interested, please contact Steve.
WARDLE AND OWENS JOIN SKYLINE JOURNEY
(May 8, 2001) Lee Ann Fielding, Admissions coordinator for Skyline Journey, Nephi, Utah, 866-822-8336, a new
short-term wilderness program, announced Mark Wardle has joined them as Program Manager. He has 11 years experience in wilderness
programs, most recently with SageWalk in Oregon and On Track in Texas. Derrin Owens, a public school educator for the past 10
years, has joined the staff as Academic Coordinator. Chris McRoberts, Ph.D. licensed clinical psychologist, will be doing all
psychological and educational testing, and Kevin Knutson, L.C.S.W. who has years of experience working with teens, will be field therapist.
WASHINGTON POST LAUDS PROGRAMS
(May 14, 2001) An article in the Washington Post, titled
“Traditional Approach To Spiritual Values,” described programs using Native American traditions for struggling teens. Positive examples
of this approach included Peninsula Village, in Louisville, Tenn., Three Springs of North Carolina, in Pittsboro, North Carolina,
and the Anasazi Foundation, in Mesa, Arizona.