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AMATS ADOPTS STANDARDS
(January 2008) Jeff Johnson, Executive Director for the Association of Mediation and Transport Services (AMATS), Loa, UT, 435-491-0398, announced AMATS is accepting applications for membership for the year 2008. For information concerning membership standards please contact Jeff Johnson via phone or email.

GRAY WOLF RANCH CELEBRATES TEN YEARS
(January 14, 2008) Woody Bernas, Program Director of Gray Wolf Ranch, Port Townsend, WA, 800-571-5505, announced the recovery community recently celebrated ten years of service. In addition Woody reported Gray Wolf received their third consecutive, three-year accreditation from the Commission for the Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) last year, and hired Scott Molyneaux as chef and Jud Haynes to replace long time counselor Peter Lack.

PELICCI JOINS SOBER COLLEGE
(January 15, 2008) Annika Richards, Director of Marketing for Sober College, Woodland Hills, CA, 866-757-6237, announced Dr. Gabrielle Pelicci is Academic Director at Sober College. Dr. Pelicci holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Masters degree in Education and a Doctoral Degree in Humanities. Since 2001, Dr. Pelicci has worked as an independent consultant and instructor for treatment centers, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, wellness centers and private clients.

AUDIO SHOW TALKS WILDERNESS THERAPY
(January 15, 2008) At Townhall.com, Dennis Pager talks to Brad Reedy and Vaughn Heath, founders of the Second Nature Wilderness Program, and Teri Solochek, clinical psychologist, about the dealing with troubled kids who need special therapy.

GLUHAREFF FOUND DEAD
(January 17, 2008) According to Metro Briefs of the Washington Times, Robert Serge Gluhareff, founder of the now closed WellSpring Academy, Sutherlin, VA, was found dead in the woods of Person County, NC, from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound five days after he was scheduled to report to prison. Gluhareff was found guilty of financial fraud in an attempt "to keep Wellspring Academy open as it struggled financially. It closed in 2003."

HAPPENINGS AT PATHWAYS-ARGENTINA
(January 17, 2008) Rich and Wendy Simpson, founders Argentina Pathways, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 208-935-6195, announced a new component to their program. Students under the age of 18 are now being enrolled and have the opportunity to complete their high school education through an accredited distance learning program while living at the main house, rather than with host families. Another bit of news, Scott Woodruff, a former Pathways student from 2003 graduated from Champlain College will help with volunteer projects and provide assistance in the recording studio.

POZATEK JOINS TRUE NORTH WILDERNESS
(January 18, 2008) Kate Romm of True North Wilderness Program, Waitsfield, VT, 802-583-1144, announced Krissy Pozatek, MS, LCSW, joined the clinical team at True North Wilderness Program. Krissy previously worked at Aspen Achievement Academy, Montana Academy and Second Nature.

NEW ACADEMIC DIRECTOR AT HIDDEN LAKE
(January 18, 2008) Hidden Lake Academy, Dahlonega, GA, 706-867-1720, announced David Lee Carpenter is the new Academic Director at Hidden Lake Academy. With a Master's degree in Educational Administration, David's previous employment included teaching graduate courses at King's College and Assistant Director of Housing at Western Connecticut State University.

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AT PASSAGES TO RECOVERY
(January 21, 2008) Brandi Bradbury, Admissions Director for Passages to Recovery, Loa, UT, 866-625-8809, announced the integration of psychological testing by Psychological Solutions into their regular program to better determine the strengths and weaknesses of their clients.

EIA HOSTS 8TH ANNUAL EDUCATION INDUSTRY DAYS
(January 22, 2008) Education Industry Association, Rockville, MD, 800-252-3280, announced they will be hosting the 8th Annual Education Industry Days, February 27 and 28, 2008, at the Westin-Grand Hotel in Washington, DC. Registration and program details are available online.

NEW LEAF EXPANDS
(January 22, 2008) Betsy Jacobson-Warren, Admissions Director for New Leaf Academy, Bend, OR, 877-820-5050, announced they have expanded the facility by adding a new residence and a separate school campus for the girls at New Leaf Academy.

MCKINNEY JOINS LONE STAR EXPEDITIONS
(January 23, 2008) Michael Bednarz, MS, MBA, LCCA, Executive Director for Lone Star Expeditions, Groveton, TX, 936-831-3133, announced Linda McKinney joined Lone Star as Admissions Director. As well as her experience at various Aspen Programs, Linda is a Certified Addictions and Drug Counselor (CADC) and a Crisis Counselor.

AEE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
(January 23, 2008) Keith Russell, PhD, Co-Chair for the Symposium on Experiential Education Research (SEER), and Director of Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Research Cooperative (OBHRC), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 612-626-4280, announced a call for abstracts for the 36th Annual AEE Conference in Vancouver, WA, November 6-9, 2008.

BONNER COUNTY CALLS FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT
(January 25, 2008) Bonner County DailyBee.com reported Plaintiffs in a lawsuit accusing Bonner County officials of having maliciously prosecuted the operators of Turning Wings, a boarding school formerly operating in Bonner County, have failed to make their case, according to the county's defense counsel. The county is moving for summary judgment in the case.

ACHIEVEMENT VALLEY RANCH CLOSES
(January 25, 2008) Martha Larson, CoFounder/ Owner of the former Achievement Valley Ranch, Westmoreland, TN, announced the program officially closed on January 12, 2008.

DRAGONFLY JOINS ISPA
(January 25, 2008) Mona Treadway, MSW, Admissions Director for Dragonfly Transitions and Dragonfly Adventures, Klamath Falls, OR, 541-850-0841, announced Dragonfly joined the Independent Small Programs Alliance (ISPA), founded by Andy Anderson, Clearwater, FL, 727-512-9144.

NOLAN AND POWELL OPEN IN LAS VEGAS
(January 28, 2008) Brandi Elliott of Powell & Elliott Collaborative, LLC, Arrowhead, CA, 951-315-8320, announced effective January 1, 2008, Jim Nolan and Mike Balotti of Jim Nolan & Associates and Access Education International, in collaboration with Dr. Jim Powell of Powell & Elliott Collaborative, LLC, are accepting clients in the Las Vegas, NV area.

DUCK RIVER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS
(January 28, 2008) Dean Porterfield, Program Administrator for Three Springs of Duck River, Nunnelly, TN, 931-729-5040, announced Duck River will celebrate its 20 year anniversary as an outdoor therapeutic program, with celebrations throughout the year.

CALO PRESENTS DIAGRAMATIC REPRESENTATION
(January 28, 2008) Ken Huey, CEO of Change Academy at Lake of the Ozarks (CALO), Lake of the Ozarks, MO, 866-459-1364, announced CALO has a new model to explain the treatment model. The model uses the CALO logo as the vehicle to describe phases students go through in eventually realizing the goal of interdependent living. The tree in the logo is the symbol for that interdependency, as the tree relies on the sun, land, and water for sustenance.

HIDDEN LAKE HOSTS DOGWOOD TOUR
(January 28, 2008) Hidden Lake Academy, Dahlonega, GA, 706-867-1720, announced the Dogwood Tour, which will take place April 2-4, 2008. This is a spring tour of several campuses including: Hidden Lake Academy, Ridge Creek and Mountain Brook Academy. For information and reservations contact the admissions department.

DISCOVERY SCHOOL FEATURED
(January 28, 2008) Chris L, Yates, Director of the Discovery School of Virginia, Dillwyn, VA, 434-983-5616, announced the school was featured in the January 27, 2008, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch in an insert entitled "Private Schools" featuring private education options in Virginia.

TEACHER AT ECKERD ACADEMY PUBLISHED
(January 28, 2008) Rebecca Dukes, Educational Coordinator for Eckerd Academy at Deer Lodge, Deer Lodge, TN, 727-461-2990, announced Kathy Glenn, Resource Teacher, was recently published in the Education Journal Thinking Classroom. Kathy worked with two other students from the University of Tennessee's Education Department on a paper entitled "A Transformational Journey: Theoretical Foundations for an Integrative Approach to Teaching". Kathy joined the education staff at Deer Lodge in February of 2007. She recently completed the coursework requirements for her Masters of Arts in Education, and will sit for her comprehensive exams in May.

NEW ADMISSIONS AT BRIDGES ACADEMY
(January 29, 2008) Paige Tapia, Office and HR Manager at Bridges Academy, Bend, OR, 541-318-9345, announced Maureen Bidasolo accepted the expanded position as Admissions Counselor at Bridges Academy, as well as remaining the School's Nurse. Maureen has been with Bridges Academy for five years.

BEHRMANN RETIRES FROM CCA
(January 29, 2008) Tammy Behrmann, Founder and Executive Director at Copper Canyon Academy, Rimrock, AZ, 928-567-1322, announced her retirement as Executive Director of Copper Canyon Academy, effective March 1, 2008. Paul Taylor, Program Director for CCA since June 2001, has accepted the position of Executive Director. Taylor has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology and a Master of Science degree in Special Education.

ROBBERY AT INTROSPECTIONS COSTA RICA
(January 29, 2008) Michael Lyles, Founder of Introspections Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, 520-320-9933, reported an armed robbery took place inside the Introspections Costa Rica compound in late December. No students or staffs were harmed during the assault. Upon receiving news of the robbery, Lyles flew to Costa Rica to ensure that immediate safety and security procedures were put in place. The day after the robbery all students were back to their daily routines. Michael would like to thank the students and parents for their perseverance and continued support during this difficult time.

DISCOVERY SCHOOL OF VA ACCEPTING STUDENTS ON MEDS
(January 30, 2008) Chris L. Yates, Director of the Discovery School of Virginia, Dillwyn, VA, 434-983-5616, announced the Discovery School of Virginia now accepts students who need psychotropic medications.

ECKERD ACADEMY GRADUATES SIX
(January 30, 2008) Rebecca Dukes, Education Coordinator for Eckerd Academy at Deer Lodge, Deer Lodge, TN, 727-461-2990, announced six students completed graduation requirements to earn high school diplomas, and four of the six completed the program.

TEMPLE JOINS CORE HEALTH
(January 30, 2008) Nicole Harmon, MA, Marketing Executive for Core Health Care, Dripping Springs, TX, 512-894-0801, announced Richard Temple, PhD joined Core Health Center as the new Vice President of Clinical Operations. Dr. Temple is a neuropsychologist with a doctoral degree in Medical/ Clinical Psychology with a Neuropsychology emphasis from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Prior to joining CORE he served as the Director of Neuropsychology at the Transitional Learning Center in Galveston, TX.

NEW HORIZONS 2007 OUTCOMES
(January 30, 2008) Audrey Peavey, Admissions Director at New Horizons for Young Women, Orrington, ME, 800-916-9755, announced New Horizons for Young Women just published its Client Outcomes for 2007. These outcomes are tallied from anonymous surveys provided to students, families and referrals throughout the year. Full story can be found in the StrugglingTeensMedia Center and Strugglingteens.com.

MOUNT CARMEL UPDATES
(January 30, 2008) Julie Ley, Admissions Coordinator for Mount Carmel Youth Ranch, Powell, WY, 307-645-3322, announced that in addition to recently updating the Mount Carmel website, the program introduced new pricing for the Frontier/Wilderness and Long Term programs as well.

NAWA SPRING RESCUE TRAINING
(February 1, 2008) NAWA Rescue, French Gulch, CA, 800-358-6292, announced their five and a half day Spring Rescue Training program to be offered twice in March: March 15-20, 2008 or March 24-29, 2008.

BLUEPRINT ADDS NEW FACILITY
(February 1, 2008) Marmy Kodras, MBA, MPH, Marketing Director for Blueprint Education, Phoenix, AZ, 800-426-4952 x4840, announced Blueprint Education will provide online and print-based courses for students at Sycamore Canyon, a new four-month program for junior high and high school students primarily from Pima County, who are referred to the program by court order.

MEYER JOINS MASON ASSOCIATES
(February 3, 2008) Ben Mason, Founder/ Owner of Mason Associates, Charlotte, VT, 781-209-0048, announced the addition of Kathryn Warshaw Meyer, MSW, to Mason Associates. Kathryn is a member of IECA and will see clients in Mason's new office in Kimball Junction, UT.

NEW STAFF/ PROGRAMS AT CARLBROOK
(February 4, 2008) R. Grant Price, MA, Director of Development for Carlbrook School, Halifax, VA, 434-476-2406, announced Gillian Smith, PhD, the former clinical director of Outback Wilderness, joined the board to chair the counseling department at Carlbrook. Floyd Wiseman, MD, a board certified psychiatrist, with over 20 years experience also joined the staff at Carlbrook. In addition, addiction specialists Jeffrey Georgi, MAH, LCAS; Rebecca Georgi, MS, LCAS, and Dr. Aaron White have developed a recovery maintenance module to fight the on-going problems of substance abuse. Another new aspect to come is the employment of four master's level Transition Counselors who work with the alumni for one year following their graduation.

NEW WEBSITE FOR COLLABORATIVE COACHING
(February 5, 2008) Benjamin Wahl, MSW, Program Coordinator for Collaborative Coaching, an adjunct program of the Ryther Center, Seattle, WA, 206-856-9490, announced the launch of a new website. Benjamin also announced that he and Vicki Schoettle, Program Parent Coach, have been selected to present at the Annual Conference for the International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists and Allied Providers (IACAPAP) in Istanbul, Turkey.

CENTER FOR CHANGE HOSTS WORKSHOP
(February 5, 2008) Tamara Noyes, Business Development Director at Center for Change, Orem, UT, 801-224-8255, announced they will host a five-day, compulsive eating workshop presented by Mary Bellofatto, MA, LMHC, CEDS. The workshop is for adult and young women and will be held March 4-8, 2008. For more information contact Tamara.

FOUR CIRCLES OUTCOME STUDY
(February 5, 2008) Clarke Poole, MA, Admissions Director at Four Circles Recovery Center, Horseshoe, NC, 877-893-2221, announced the outcome study on the efficacy of wilderness therapy as an addiction treatment for young adults at Four Circles Recovery, a wilderness treatment program for young adults. The study, conducted by independent researchers, began collecting data at Four Circles in March of 2007.

CREIGHTON AT HOPE RANCH
(February 5, 2008) Linda Carpenter, Executive Director for Hope Ranch/Star Meadows Academy, Whitefish, MT, 406-862-7871, announced Dr. Victoria Creighton recently joined the therapeutic staff at Hope Ranch/Star Meadows Academy. Victoria received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, and worked six years at Montana Academy

MARVELWOOD SUMMER PROGRAM
(February 5, 2008) The Marvelwood School, Kent, CT, 860-927-0047, announced their summer program will begin July 6, 2008, and goes through August 2, 2008, with a choice of two seminars: The Leadership Seminar, with outdoor skills training or The Theater Seminar with acting instruction.

LEELANAU ADHD SUMMER CAMP
(February 5, 2008) The Leelanau School, Glen Arbor, MI, 800-533-5262, announced the Ned Hallowell ADHD Summer Enrichment Camp at the Leelanau School will be July 13-18, 2008. This is for students entering grades 5 through 12 and open to adults. Dr. Hallowell is the founder of the Hallowell Center in Sudbury, MA, and author of "Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder".

TEACHER RECEIVES ENERGY GRANT
(February 5, 2008) Linda Zimmerman, Founder and Program Director of Sandhill Child Development Center, Los Lunas, NM, 505-866-9271, announced a Sandhill teacher, Sandra Mack, won a grant from Beyond Petroleum, formerly British Petroleum, to work with her fifth through eighth grade students on various science projects. "SEAT", Student Energy Action Team, is one project aimed at educating the school and local communities on improving their energy choices.

EXCEL DEVELOPS "SOBER ACADEMY"
(February 6, 2008) Don Vardell, Executive Director at Excel Academy, Conroe, TX, 800-260-9178, sent a six-month update that reported the schools transition from their old model of a "therapeutic community" to what they call a "Sober Academy."

OLIVERIAN STUDENTS PREPARE FOR BELIZE
(February 6, 2008) Julie Gaffey of Oliverian School, Haverville, NH, 603-989-5100, announced Oliverian students are preparing for their experiential Intersession Trips to Belize.

SOBER COLLEGE CONSULTED BY DAILY NEWS
(February 6, 2008) Robert Pfeifer, MSW Founder & Managing Partner of Sober College, Woodland Hills, CA, 818-415-3456, announced the Executive Director of Sober College was interviewed by the Loree Cohen of the Daily News, for her expertise on prescription medication abuse and the death of actor Heath Ledger. This article is archived in a pay per view system on the Daily News website.

NATSAP HONORS LARRY DEAN OLSEN
(February 7, 2008) Sean Rourke of ANASAZI Foundation, Mesa, AZ, 480-892-7403, announced the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) named wilderness therapy pioneer Larry D. Olsen as the winner of the 2008 Leadership Award. The award, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the care of struggling young people and their families, was presented at NATSAP's annual conference in February in Savannah, GA.

OLIVEIRA RETURNS TO PENINSULA VILLAGE
(February 11, 2008) Kelly Roberts, Coordinator of Community and Alumni Relations for Peninsula Village, Louisville, TN, (865) 380-4452, announced Dr. Marianne Oliveira, Administrator of Peninsula Village recently returned to employment with Peninsula. Dr. Oliveira also made an announcement that some of leadership team changed at the Village: Reggie Raman, MD is the full-time psychiatrist; Bob Pegler, CAS is Program Director; Barbara Taylor, PhD has returned to Peninsula Village as Clinical Director; Jean Bolding, LCSW joins the Village clinical team as Director of Family Therapy; and Todd Roberts, who has worked at Peninsula Village for 17 years, continues in his role as Director of Continuum Services.

REDELSHEIMER JOINS MASLAND
(February 11, 2008) Nancy P. Masland, Educational Consultant in Tucson, AZ, 520-749-4220, announced Rebecca Therese Redelsheimer, SH joined Nancy P. Masland and Associates. Rebecca has over 30 years experience working in the field of computer, technical, legal and business practices.

RED HILL ACADEMY LEADERSHIP TEAM ESTABLISHED
(February 11, 2008) Brad Freed, Executive Director and Clinical Director of Red Hill Academy (RHA), San Anselmo, CA, 888-864-5437, announced RHA hired a leadership team. Jodie Mathison, MA, will serve as Head of School and Admissions Director. Cara Chambers, MA, joins as Assistant Principal and Robin Hughes, BA, will become the Academy's After School Program Director and Director of Residential Services. The Red Hill Academy leadership team brings over 60 years of experience in the delivery of specialized education and treatment services to vulnerable adolescents and their families.

CORRECTION:
(February 12, 2008) The print version of Places For Struggling Teens newsletter contained an article in February in which we misspelled a name. Adam Tsapis is the Admissions Director of Summit Achievement, Stow, ME, 207-697-2020 ext. 33. We apologize for our error.

FOREST HEIGHTS NEW PAVILION
(February 12, 2008) Linda Clefisch, Executive Director at Forest Heights Lodge, Evergreen, CO, 303-674-6681, announced all necessary documents were approved and the building permit was issued for the construction of the new multipurpose gym and classroom building at Forest Heights Lodge.

GREENWOOD SCHOOL ANNOUNCES SUMMER PROGRAM
(February 13, 2008) Stewart Miller, Headmaster at the Greenwood School, Putney, VT, 802-387-4545, announced the Greenwood School developed a new summer program ("Connect") designed for middle school girls and boys, age 11-15, comprised of "hands on" community service projects and adventure based activities. Connect is accepting applications for enrollment for its three week (July 11-30) program. For information contact Adam Jones, Connect Director.

MORNINGSIDE RECOVERY'S NEW ACADEMIC BUILDING
(February 13, 2008) Glenna Conway, Business Development for Morningside Recovery, Newport Beach, CA, 800-420-2496, announced the grand opening of a new building specifically for Morningside Recovery's school program, in addition to an onsite certification program for drug and alcohol studies, provided by Health Staff Training Institute, which has recently moved onto the Morningside Campus.

STONESOUP CAMPUS FOR SALE
(February 13, 2008) Carrie Straub, School Director of the Jacob School, Winter Springs, FL, 407-461-2800, an alternative-style day school near Orlando that caters to creative students, announced that Stonesoup School is no longer operating as a boarding school. The 60-acre property with a lake is vacant, zoned for a school, and up for sale.

SUMMIT PREP AWARDED MEMBERSHIPS
(February 13, 2008) Jan Johnson, Associate Executive Director and Director of Admissions for Summit Preparatory School, Kalispell, MT, 406-758-8112, announced Summit Preparatory School was awarded membership in the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) Summer 2007, and Candidate Membership in the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (PNAIS) February 2008.

SOLTREKS SUMMER ADVENTURE 2008
(February 14, 2008) Lorri Hanna, President and Executive Director of Soltreks Inc., Two Harbors, MN, 218-834-4607, announces Soltreks is accepting enrollments for their six-week Summer Adventure Program, open to boys and girls ages 13-17 years old. For additional information contact the admissions department at 218-834-4607.

OPI STUDENT'S AWARD WINNING MOVIE ON NETFLIX
(February 14, 2008) Woodbury Reports was informed that the movie Most High, which was produced by Marty Sader and students from Optimum Performance Institute, Woodland Hills, CA, 888-558-0167, and screened at the IECA conference in Denver the spring of 2005, is now available for rent on Netflix.

9TH ANNUAL EAGALA CONFERENCE
(February 14, 2008) The Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA), Santaquin, UT, 877-858-4600, announced the 9th Annual EAGALA Conference will be March 12-15, 2008, in Ogden, UT at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center. This is an educational and networking event for those working in or interested in the field of Equine assisted psychotherapy.

NATSAP REGIONAL CALL FOR PAPERS
(February 15, 2008) Alicia Arteaga, Executive Assistant for National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP), Prescott, AZ, 928-443-9505, announced deadline for Call for Papers submissions for the Rocky Mountain Regional Conference was February 29, 2008. The conference will be May 2, 2008, in Sandpoint, ID.
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FRIENDS OF FAMILIES THANKS BILL LANE
(February 18, 2008) Dr. Jim Powell, Co-Founder of Friends of Families with Children in Crisis Foundation, Lake Arrowhead, CA, 951-317-3151, announced The Friends of Families Foundation would like to thank Bill Lane & Associates for their generous contribution.

THROWER JOINS NEXT STEP
(February 18, 2008) Penelope Valentine, Co-Founder of Next Step for Success, Redmond, OR, 541-504-5224, announced Marsha Thrower, MA, CC, joined the Next Step for Success coaching services as an Associate Coach and Coach Trainer.

TIBBITS AWARDED FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
(February 19, 2008) Ari Terry, Admissions for New Haven Residential Treatment Center, Spanish Fork, UT, 801-380-4363, announced Dustin Tibbits, Executive Director at New Haven, was awarded the NATSAP Outstanding Service Award at the 2008 Conference in Savannah, GA. He was awarded for his hard work and dedication to both the Research Committee as well as his work on the Alumni Committee.

NEW HAVEN STAFF PRESENT AT NATSAP
(February 19, 2008) Ari Terry, Admissions at New Haven Residential Treatment Center, Spanish Fork, UT, 801-380-4363, announced Kris Kilpatrick, New Haven's Program Director, and Irene Kotter, Residential Lead Supervisor, were invited to present at the 2008 NATSAP Conference in Savannah, GA. They presented on Emergency Preparedness in Residential Facilities. The presentation included New Haven's Emergency Preparedness Program and offered suggestions for productive, cost effective emergency planning.

PRN GOES BACK TO BASICS
(February 19, 2008) Charles Elias, Founder of PRN For Families, Snowmass Village, CO, 888-762-5973, announced PRN for Families, an organization dedicated to family preservation, reunification and networking, starts a "Back to Basics" component. Charles describes PRN for Families as a "Real-life Nanny 911 for families."

PAINT ROCK VALLEY HORSEMANSHIP CAMP
(February 20, 2008) Kathy DeMellier, Director of Admissions at Paint Rock Valley, Trenton, AL, 256-776-2503, announced a new summer program. Beginning July 13 through August 3, 2008, Paint Rock Valley will run a Horsemanship Camp for girls ages 13-18, where girls will learn basic horse care and riding skills from EAGALA trained staff members.

UPCOMING SOULORE WORKSHOP
(February 20, 2008) Randy Russell, Co-Founder of Soulore, Sagle, ID, 208-255-2290, announced the next Parent Workshop will be held on March 14 - 16, 2008, with the next available workshop on May 9 - 11, 2008.

GALLAGHERS LEAVE OUTBACK
(February 20, 2008) Sheri Gallagher, 435-615-1565, formerly of Outback Therapeutic Expeditions, Lehi, UT, 801-649-6330, announced that she and Shane have left Outback to pursue a new program.

PHOENIX HOUSE UPDATED
(February 20, 2008) Winnie Wechsler, Executive Director of Phoenix House of California, Lake View Terrace, CA, 818-686-3011, announced Phoenix House has three locations: Phoenix Academy of LA in Lake View Terrace, CA, 818-686-3194, Phoenix Academy of Orange County in Santa Ana, CA, 714-953-9373 x 4841, and Phoenix Academy of San Diego in Descanso, CA, 619-445-0405. She also announced the Phoenix Academy programs were listed by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as a nationally recognized evidence based program and practice (NREPP).

3RD ANNUAL NORTHWEST GET TOGETHER
(February 20, 2008) Kristie Campbell, Assistant Director of Woodbury Reports, Inc., Bonners Ferry, ID, 208-267-5550 x 102, announced the Third Annual Northwest Get Together will be held on May 23, 2008. Contact Laura Steck-Morton for registration forms and information.



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