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New Summit Academy | Costa Rica - Employment Listings

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Employment listings for New Summit Academy, a therapeutic boarding school in|Costa Rica...

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News About Private Parent-Choice Schools and Programs for Struggling Young People. Web site: www.strugglingteens.com
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Places for Struggling Teens - Published by Woodbury Reports Inc.

Places for Struggling Teens - Published by Woodbury Reports Inc. | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

This is the expanded digital magazine format of the newsletter "Places for Struggling Teens" published by Woodbury Reports Inc.  There also is a print edition and a web site edition found at www.strugglingteens.com.  The topic is written by and for the schools, programs, professionals and parents who are part of the network of private parent-choice programs and services that service struggling young people and their families, and inclusion here is no indication of endorsement of any school, program or service.  I am a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) and a Certified Educational Planner (CEP).


This version of the newsletter is updated almost every day, so be sure to bookmark this site or click to follow.

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Beth Venable Develops a New Coaching & Business Consulting Venture

Beth Venable Develops a New Coaching & Business Consulting Venture | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Working from a global mission to strengthen options for struggling families, I have launched a new company providing coaching, consulting, and adventures.
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Elevations-UT Hosts First Mother-Daughter Retreat

Elevations-UT Hosts First Mother-Daughter Retreat | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Elevations RTC is hosting its first mother-daughter retreat for families to learn key skills that will help improve their relationships and foster increased communication. The mothers and daughters will spend two days and one night with professionals.
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Why Would a Student Stay In a Residential Program - Interview with Patrick Barrasso

Why Would a Student Stay In a Residential Program - Interview with Patrick Barrasso | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Patrick Barrasso, Founder and President of InBalance Ranch Academy-AZ joined Lon to explain why a student stays in a residential program.

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The root answer is they are starting to feel better about themselves than they have in years, and want more of that feeling good about themselves. -Lon

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The Glenholme School-CT Celebrates Heritage Day and Commemorates 50 Years of the Gift of Glenholme

The Glenholme School-CT Celebrates Heritage Day and Commemorates 50 Years of the Gift of Glenholme | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
The Glenholme School, a therapeutic boarding school for students with learning differences, celebrates Heritage Day on February 28 in honor of Jean White Van Sinderen and commemorates 50 years of her gift of Glenholme to Devereux. As genuine models of generosity, Mrs. Van Sinderen and her family understood the benefit of giving ardently to a worthy cause - one which suited the unanticipated reality of social change in an increasingly complex world.
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Parents: Building Your Support Team Part 2

Parents: Building Your Support Team Part 2 | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Building Your Support Team, Part 2 We’ve recently posted about the need for a support team on whom you can rely for specific aspects of helping you parent a troubled teen. That support team can be made up largely of supportive or knowledgeable family, friends, and closely involved professionals. But what happens if you don’t…
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Kristen Hayes Announces New PR Endeavor

Kristen Hayes Announces New PR Endeavor | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Kristen Hayes, an established public relations, media and communications professional with over 17 years' experience (eight within the adolescent behavioral health industry), has announced the formation of a new consulting business, K Hayes PR, Inc.
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Understanding The Teen Brain

Understanding The Teen Brain | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Understanding the changes taking place in the teen brain is important. Early intervention can reduce the impact of mental illnesses well into adulthood.
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ARE COMMUNITY COLLEGES THE FUTURE OF HIGHER ED?

ARE COMMUNITY COLLEGES THE FUTURE OF HIGHER ED? | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
“I would encourage the young as well as the old to find what excites them and study it.” -Dr. Russell HykenThe verdict is in: Stereotypes of higher education past have dealt community colleges and vocational schools a bad hand.And a Time magazine special report on higher education showed the general population (74 percent) strongly or somewhat agreed that there is just too much emphasis on attending a four-year college as opposed to community college or a vocational school.So, what’s the deal th
Lon Woodbury's insight:

The notion that every student should get a four year college degree is, and has been for years, counter-productive.  When the goal is career preparation outside of academics, there is a lot of wasted time and failed dreams. -Lon

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Same thought from 30 years ago, when suburbs were growing up and out.

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Why Slowing Down Stimuli to Real Time Helps a Child's Brain - KQED (blog)

Why Slowing Down Stimuli to Real Time Helps a Child's Brain - KQED (blog) | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Studies with wooden blocks show "that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition."
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In any program with a strong wilderness or outdoor element, much of the value is in the slowing down. -Lon

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New Roads Behavioral Health - Visit Report

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Educational Consultant Judith E. Bessette wrote "I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Salt Lake area to be part of the 5th Anniversary Celebration of New Roads Behavioral Health."

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StrugglingTeens.com Now Offers Tracking Stats For Button Advertisers

StrugglingTeens.com Now Offers Tracking Stats For Button Advertisers | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
StrugglingTeens.com is excited to announce that we now offer traffic statistics for schools and programs who have a button in our research resources section.
Lon Woodbury's insight:

It has always been out job to help private parent choice schools and programs get the word about about their services to families that need them.  This tracking software will be a good tool to tell us how well we are doing, and help our advertisers do better in advertising as well as their work with struggling teens. -Lon

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True North-VT Welcomes Courtney Merrill

True North-VT Welcomes Courtney Merrill | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
We are delighted to announce that Courtney Merrill will be joining True North as Director of Admissions in April.
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The Glenholme School-CT Opens Enrollment to their 2015 Summer Program

The Glenholme School-CT Opens Enrollment to their 2015 Summer Program | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
The Glenholme School, a therapeutic boarding school for students with autism spectrum disorders and various learning differences, opens enrollment to its 2015 Summer Program which will begin on July 6 and run through August 21. Young people, ages 10 to 18, can chose from three enrollment options: Session One in July is four weeks, Session Two in August is three weeks, and the Full Summer Session runs for seven weeks.
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Interview with David LePere - Why Nature Nurtures

Interview with David LePere - Why Nature Nurtures | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

David LePere, Executive Director of Cherokee Creek Boys School-NC, explains how Nature can be a tremendous tool in Nurturing struggling kids back to healthy attitudes.

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Innovative New Program At Sedona Sky-AZ Helps Girls Overcome Shame

Innovative New Program At Sedona Sky-AZ Helps Girls Overcome Shame | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Sedona Sky Academy Applies Innovative Program to Help Adolescent Girls Overcome Shame: Dr. Brene Brown's highly successful methodology, The Daring Way™, helps girls become more resilient...
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Adopted Adolescents In Residential Treatment - Interview with Norm Thibault

Adopted Adolescents In Residential Treatment - Interview with Norm Thibault | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Norm Thibault, PhD, founder of Three Points Center-UT shared that there is a disproportionate amount of adopted kids in treatment programs.

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Residential programs for struggling teens and young people have always had a high percentage of their populations being adopted., indicating some risks that go along with adoption. -Lon

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Mark Shockley Promoted At Q&A Family of Programs-WV

Mark Shockley Promoted At Q&A Family of Programs-WV | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Q&A Family of Programs is pleased to announce that Mark Shockley, MSW was recently promoted to Program Development and Social Services Manager.
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OBHIC Calls For Proposals for 2015 Symposium

OBHIC Calls For Proposals for 2015 Symposium | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council (OBH Council) is pleased to announce the call for workshop proposals for the 2015 Wilderness Therapy Symposium.
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2015 Conference Calendar Now Available

2015 Conference Calendar Now Available | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
StrugglingTeens.com strives to bring the network of private, parent choice schools and programs information pertinent to the development and enlightenment of the professionals. One way we do this is by providing a comprehensive Conference Calendar to those who would like to further their professional development.
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10 Science-Proven Ways to Be Happier

10 Science-Proven Ways to Be Happier | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Science continues to find ever more specific and idiosyncratic ways we can bring just a bit more of happiness into our lives
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Adam Tsapis, Co-founder of youth wilderness program remembered for passion, wit

A Harrison man who co-founded a wilderness education program in the White Mountains died in a snowkiting accident Monday. Adam Tsapis, 49, was remembered Tuesday for the zest with which he lived. The founding partner of Summit Achievement, a residential treatment center in Stow for trouble...
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In Loving Memory Adam Tsapis (1965-2015)

In Loving Memory Adam Tsapis (1965-2015) | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
It is with heavy hearts that we must share the news of Adam Tsapis' untimely passing on Monday, February 16, 2015, due to a kite-skiing accident near his home in Harrison, Maine.
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Adam stopped by our office to have his picture taken by our sign one year and a half ago.  He will be missed by all of us - a large part of that is his accomplishments with the very successful Summit Achievement in Maine -Lon

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Exciting News From Asheville Academy-NC And Solstice East-NC

Exciting News From Asheville Academy-NC And Solstice East-NC | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
The Asheville Academy ownership team has decided to invite Cat Jennings, a seasoned veteran-who is an expert in the field of pre-adolescent therapeutic treatment-onto our team.
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December News on Woodbury Reports with Stories On Tami Harris, Kim Mlinarik And Ben Hancock

December News on Woodbury Reports with Stories On Tami Harris, Kim Mlinarik And Ben Hancock | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Lon Woodbury and Mary Romero discussed the news events from Heritage School, Alchemy Adventures and CooperRiis.
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La Europa Academy-UT Welcomes Alina Dorsey

La Europa Academy-UT Welcomes Alina Dorsey | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
La Europa Academy welcomes Alina Dorsey as new admissions director.
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