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Special offers to CEDU Parents

Updated
April 22, 2005

Please REFRESH often. Offers for CEDU families are pouring in with compassion around the network.

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EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS

EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS
Some consultants, including some IECA members, are open to pro bono work in helping parents caught in this difficult situation that do not already have a working relationship with a consultant.

For a nationwide list of Educational Consultants, click here

CAIN, LINDA - Educational Consultant
Linda has agreed to help CEDU parents, pro-bono, during this crisis.
720-299-8844
CROKE, TOM
FamilyLight: Consultants to parents of young people with behavioral and emotional problems is willing to assist CEDU parents pro bono. 800-727-3684
ERKIS, ANDREW - Educational Consultant
Andrew has agreed to help CEDU parents, pro-bono, during this crisis.
614-231-1957
FAVRE, ANN
I am an Educational Consultant-IECA -prov. and am willing to assist CEDU parents pro bono.
cell 413 329-4101 office 413-684-3064
FRANCES, DORE - Educational Consultant
Dore has agreed to help CEDU parents, at reduced rates, during this crisis.
866-833-6911
GOLDBERG, RENEE & MARVIN - Educational Consultants
Renee & Marvin have agreed to help CEDU parents, at reduced rates, during this crisis.
617-864-8864
JANE E. KOLBER, CEP - Educational Consultant
Agrees to reduced fees during this crisis period. 212-734-1704
LOWENHAUPT, ROSALYN - Educational Consultant
Rosalind has agreed to help CEDU parents, as soon as possible, reduced fees (depending on need, possibly minimal fee).
314-727-4909
MAXYM, CAROL - Educational Consultant
Carol has agreed to reduce her fees to help CEDU parents.
808 946 6640
NEXT STEP FOR SUCCESS - Family coaching, transition planning and placement referral for middle school, high school, and young adult programs... CLICK HERE FOR MORE...
ROBINOVITZ, JUDI - Educational Consultant.
Judi has agreed to help CEDU parents, pro-bono, during this crisis.
561-241-1610
561-626-2662
561-333-8882
RUDY, PAULA L. - Educational Consultant
Paula will work with Cedu parents pro bono during this Crisis.
530) 244-2200
866) 886-TEEN
SEESE, LAURA - Educational Consultant
Laura has agreed to reduce her fees to help CEDU parents.
860-254-5451
SPIRES, JEANNETTE - Educational Consultant
Jeannette has agreed to help CEDU parents, at reduced rates during this crisis.
847-234-7211
WOLFRAM, RHEA - Educational Consultant
Rhea has agreed to help CEDU parents, pro-bono, during this crisis.
972-233-1115

 

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
CORNERSTONE EDUCATIONAL LOANS
Is offering a 25% reduction in the application fee for approved schools, for CEDU families during this crisis.  They are also offering assistance through the application process for those schools/ programs not previously approved.
contact@cornerstoneedloans.com
877-260-2403
208-265-2403

 

SCHOOLS & PROGRAM
ALLDREDGE ACADEMY, Davis, WV
An accredited emotional growth program and school for adolescents ages 13-18 provides intensive individual and group counseling as well as family workshops, and stands ready to help with CEDU families. Please contact Michelle Goss, Admissions Coordinator.
888-468-1828

ASPEN EDUCATION GROUP
Aspen will waive the enrollment and/or registration fee at their wilderness programs, boarding schools, and residential treatment programs for students displaced by the CEDU closing.
888-972-7736

BENCHMARK -
Can enroll students at least 17 ½ who should not return home at age 18.
BRIDGES ACADEMY, Bend OR
Has agreed to offer partial scholarships to those students who meet our admissions criteria and who are coming from any of CEDU's programs. Bridges Academy is an emotional growth residential boarding school for boys ages 14-17, who are struggling with behavioral, emotional and/or academic issues.
Erick Scheiderman, Admissions Director
541-390-2055
CHANGING DIRECTIONS - Bend, OR
Has a few openings in their College Excel (Coaching/ College Support Program) for students, 18 and over, needing support to pursue college or for high school completion.
541-317-0456
cell 541-610-8882
CHEROKEE CREEK BOYS SCHOOL - Westminster, SC
A therapeutic boarding school for 11-15 year old middle school boys will support the CEDU students by waiving all application fees and accepting the CEDU application as the initial screening tool.
Betsy Deane, Admissions Coordinator
864-647-1885
bdeane@cherokeecreek.net

EAGLE PINES ACADEMY
An emotional growth/ therapeutic boarding school in Smithville, TX, will consider scholarship options for middle school boys ages 10-14.

Eagle Pines Academy is also offeringa short term transition program for students, ages 12- 14, who could use help in dealing with the upset and anger about the closure. It would be a four to five month program dealing with grief and loss and rebuilding trust in the industry.
512-237-3375

ECKERD YOUTH ALTERNATIVES
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, providing therapeutic programs for boys and girls 10-17, currently has a few openings for private referrals and will extend special placement assistance and expedited admissions for families affected by the CEDU closure. There are no application fees.
Director of Admissions, Francene Hazel 800-914-3937 
FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOOL
An emotional growth school, currently has several places for both boys and girls. We are happy to assist CEDU parents in placing their child, and will adjust length of stay requirement for CEDU students on an individual basis.
GATEHOUSE ACADEMY
A residential transitional living for young adults age 17-25, will give priority to families transitioning out of a CEDU program.
INTERMOUNTAIN HOSPITAL RTC, Boise, ID
Our admissions availability changes daily. Please call Lorraine Trusley, RN at 800-321-5984, ext. 150; or Ann Barron, RN, at 800-321-5984, ext. 283 for assessments and referrals.
KIATOU:
A wilderness program in Quebec Canada will accept the medical provided to CEDU, and reduce fees and expedite enrollment decisions.
THE LEARNING COMMUNITY, Annapolis, Maryland.
The Learning Community is a private, non-denominational school. In an effort to assist parents in this crisis, the Learning Community is offering a lower enrollment fee of $100 and 20% off monthly tuition.
Dr. Judith Greenburg
301-230-9024
LIVING WELL TRANSITIONS:
In an effort to assist parents in this crisis, we will expedite enrollment for young men & women 17.5 and older who should not return home at age 18, and will waive all application & tour fees. No upfront long-term deposit required. Clients should be of a maturity level appropriate for independent living.
303-245-1020
MIDNIGHT MOUNTAIN Life Skills Training Center
Midnight Mountain Life Skills Training Center, A co-ed / outdoor / residential program for 18 - 24 yr olds has immediate openings for those displaced by CEDUís closings. Admission process will be expedited and length of stay negotiated. Randy Krohn 509-738-9808 randy@midnightmtn.com
NEW HORIZONS FOR YOUNG WOMEN:
Wants to offer our help to those families affected and who may need assistance during a period of transistion. If any of your female clients were displaced by this event, we would be glad to offer their families the same all inclusive daily rate of $395 (with a minimum stay of 4 weeks) that Ascent was charging. This averages a savings of $90/day compared to our regular costs.
We would still have to do a thorough admissions process, but would try to expedite their applications.
800-916-9755
NORTHWEST PASSAGES
Northwest Passages, a transitional living facility for young women ages 16-22 has 2 openings and will waive application fees for CEDU parents/families through the end of May 2005 if our program would provide the appropriate services for young women ready for, or already in a transitional living situation. Alan Satterlee 406-756-5444
PATHWAY SCHOOL
Is happy to assist CEDU parents in placing their child, and will adjust length of stay requirement for CEDU students on an individual basis. Pathway School has two openings in the residential treatment program.
334-894-5591
 

PATHWAYS, INC.
Pathways, Inc., a small home in Bonners Ferry, is open adjusting the length of stay of appropriate students from CEDU.

PROVO CANYON SCHOOL
will expedite the admissions process for any CEDU students appropriate who enroll in Provo Canyon and will cover the airfare for those students.
RED ROCK CANYON SCHOOL, St. George, UT
Can expedite the admissions process and waive enrollment fees for appropriate students coming from the CEDU schools. They will also evaluate length of stay and can offer reduced fees based on need.
800-635-4441
SAFEGUARD:
Interim Home for up to two-three weeks if needed in Lehi, Utah, can include therapist and groups.
866-814-0283
SHORTRIDGE ACADEMY:
Two positions currently open in this primarily an emotional growth school.
603-608-8193
SOLTREKS, INC.
Soltreks, a therapeutic wilderness program is open to short term treks to aid children and families in transition... CLICK HERE FOR MORE...

SUWS ADOLESCENT PROGRAM
The SUWS Adolescent Program in Idaho will assist families by providing a special, short-term transition setting where students will be able to process their issues, while parents identify and implement residential options. The SUWS Idaho team will ensure the same quality care they have provided for 24 years through this brief intervention.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE...

TRAILHEAD WILDERNESS SCHOOL
Trailhead Wilderness School, a wilderness therapy program in Georgetown, CO.
Admissions Contact: Joan Rieger
303-569-0767, ext 211
TURNING POINT
Turning Point, Roosevelt, UT A small residential treatment center for boys ages 12-17, who have ADHD, ODD and/or bipolar disorders. Turning Point will expedite our admissions procedure and make room within 24 hours for students displaced by CEDU closure, currently we have 6 openings. Turning Point offers a waiver of 100% of our enrollment fee for the displaced CEDU students. Depending upon length of stay we would also be involved in offering partial scholarships.
Doug Ady
doug@tpgp.net
435-646-3079
WHITMORE ACADEMY BOARDING SCHOOL
Whitmore Academy Boarding School, Nephi, UT An academically accredited Boarding School for teen boys and girls will waive the enrollment / registration fees at the boarding school for teens with special needs for those students displaced by the CEDU closure. We presently have openings for boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 18.
Bernie Farrow, PhD
435-623-3320
Mark Sudweeks
435-623-2047

 

TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES
CROSSROADS
In keeping with the recent closures of the CEDU Schools, we, at CrossRoads are offering to work with the parents and perform transports at 60% of our normal cost, to assist famlies in their time of need. 1-877-447-8275
GUARDIAN ANGEL YOUTH SERVICES
Has offered to transport CEDU children, at cost plus airfare, during this crisis. They also provide short-term secured holding, one facility is located less than two hours from Bonners Ferry.
866-240-5142
SAFE & SOUND YOUTH TRANSPORT, INC., Brewer, ME
Has offered to transport CEDU children, at cost plus airfare, during this crisis.
USA GUIDES
We here at USA Guides are aware of the difficult circumstances families may be in with the CEDU closures. We would gladly escort students for cost plus airfare to help out any needing family. We have teams in Southern California, Southern Utah and Northern Utah. Please contact us at 888-268-9029
WEST SHIELD ADOLESCENT SERVICES,
We at West Shield are saddened by the news of CEDUís closure and are willing to help the parents of CEDU out by offering our transportation services at cost plus airfare. We are located in Southern California relatively close to Running Springs.
800-899-8585

 

OPPORTUNITIES & EMPLOYMENT
Many Schools and Programs in the Emotional Growth/ Therapeutic/ Special Needs network are hiring. For information on Employment Needs, click here...
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