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Meld the Best in Chinese and American Parenting to Inspire Both Nations' Children

Meld the Best in Chinese and American Parenting to Inspire Both Nations' Children | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

We find Chinese teenagers who come to Hyde(ME_CT) to prepare for American universities begin to emulate American values by expressing their unique potentials -- initiative, creativity and enterprise -- and become far more confident individuals, leaders and ...

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The real answers in the "Parenting Wars" is to accept the best in both.  Sounds like wisdom to me. -Lon

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News About Private Parent-Choice Schools and Programs for Struggling Young People.    
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Many teens and young adults have trouble growing up.  We share ideas on why, and news of sophisticated helping resources through Curation, Podcasts and consultations.   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. 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).

 

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Creative Learning Corporation Appoints New COO/CFO

Creative Learning Corporation Appoints New COO/CFO | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Greenbrier Girls Academy (WV) is part of Creative Learning Corporation (CLC).  CLC appointed a new COO/CFO.....

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CEDU Education – “Here Forever”-LInda Shaffer On the 2005 Closing of CEDU-April 2005

CEDU Education – “Here Forever”-LInda Shaffer On the 2005 Closing of CEDU-April 2005 | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

This was an essay written by Linda Shaffer the week after CEDU and Rocky Mountain Academy were abruptly closed down in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy action..  It seems to be the best expression of the reactions of staff and parents: both those involved with the school at the time, and the overwhelming majority of ex-staff and students.

Lon Woodbury's insight:

The CEDU closing is a prime example of how not to close a school.  -Lon

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Summit Prep Launches New Daily School Schedule, Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Summit Prep Launches New Daily School Schedule, Celebrates 15th Anniversary | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
After exploring several options and reviewing the literature, Summit Prep students have a new daily schedule.
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How Does Screen Time Effect Mental Health?

How Does Screen Time Effect Mental Health? | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
The National Institute of Health estimates that kids spend an average of five to seven hours a day using screens for entertainment...What is the impact on their mental health?
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From Rogers Memorial Hospital (WI) comes this overview of the problems with increasing screen time by modern teens. -Lon

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What Does a Young Adult With Autism Need?-Interview With Bobby Jividen With NDFYA

What Does a Young Adult With Autism Need?-Interview With Bobby Jividen With NDFYA | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Bobby Jividen, Academic Director for New Directions for Young Adults located in Florida and San Francisco joined Lon June 25, 2018 to discuss from an academic perspective what young adults with Autism need.  A lot of that includes....

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To help a young person, the first thing is to remember the basics.  -Lon

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How students can use yoga to ease stress and anxiety

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As high schoolers and college students prepare for the new school year, the thought of all that studying and test taking can really bring on the stress and anxiety. Director of Yoga at Newport Academy, Nicole Renee Matthews, demonstrates. 
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A Yoga demonstration from NewPort Academy.  -Lon

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Montana Academy, Theraputic boarding school in Marion (MT) expands programming

Montana Academy, Theraputic boarding school in Marion (MT) expands programming | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
At the end of a dirt road on a remote hillside in Marion sits the Montana Academy, a therapeutic boarding scho
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Horticulture Therapy

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Horticulture and plant therapy instill a sense of nurturing, as students build and tend gardens together, bringing plants to life through proper care and nutrition.
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One of Newport Academy's progams for struggling teens.  -Lon

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“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style –

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style – | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
It may now be time to bury the learning styles myth once and for all. By Christian Jarrett
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Interesting research results on lhe value of learning styles.  -Lon

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Taming the Bully Between Your Ears-Interview With Author Jeannie Cisco-Meth-Podcast

Taming the Bully Between Your Ears-Interview With Author Jeannie Cisco-Meth-Podcast | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Bullying on the playground or at work evolves from previous internal bullying of yourself explained Jeannie Cisco-Meth, author of “Bully Proofing You” to Lon June 13, 2018.  Bullying yourself is the voices in your head that tells you “You Can’t Do That,” and is....

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Tracing bullying in the playground and workplace down to the internal critical voice in your head is the insight of Jeannie Cisco-Meth, our guest on The Woodbury Report podcast.  -Lon

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Midwest Academy (IA) Today With Ben Trane Nov. 25, 2014 (INTERVIEW)

Midwest Academy (IA) Today With Ben Trane Nov. 25, 2014 (INTERVIEW) | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

In its 12th year as a coed therapeutic boarding school for teens ages 12-17, owner Ben Trane in this interview talks about the school’s successes and evolution.  He explains he feels that a student body size of 125 is about the right size for struggling teens

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I tried to balance this report with the owners description of the school and the explanation of the state's case against him which resulted in the school's closing.  -Lon

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How To Boost Your Teen’s Self-Esteem

How To Boost Your Teen’s Self-Esteem | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Parents have a monumental impact on their children’s self-esteem. Self-esteem, whether positive or negative, plays a role in nearly everything that your teen does! It’s a protective factor of mental health, social behavior, and a shield against negative influences.
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The emotional self-control of the parents are key to helping their children grow up into mature adults.  -Lon

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Monarch School (NW Montana) to pay families nearly $1 million 

Monarch School (NW Montana) to pay families nearly $1 million  | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
The owners of a therapeutic boarding school for teens located deep in northwestern Montana have agreed to pay nearly $1 million to families it shut out of the school with
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So sad!  -Lon

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Executive Promotions at Cherry Gulch and Novitas Academy (ID)

Executive Promotions at Cherry Gulch and Novitas Academy (ID) | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Bernie Zimmerman, LCPC, has accepted the position of Chief Operations Officer of both Cherry Gulch & Novitas Academy. Katie Rienstra (formerly Brown), LCSW, has been promoted to Executive Director of Cherry Gulch. Amee Hardy, LCPC, has been promoted to Executive Director of Novitas Academy.
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CEDU-The Early Years-Interview with Bill Lane

CEDU-The Early Years-Interview with Bill Lane | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Bill Lane joined CEDU in 1974 and was one of the early staff.  He was with CEDU for 32 years.  Lane joined Lon August 31, 2018 to describe what CEDU was like in the early years.  This discussion describes his relationship with the school founder Mel Wasserman, and how CEDU evolved from a program for young adult drug addicts and other troubled young people to a boarding school for high school adolescents that became a strong influence in the growth of therapeutic boarding schools.

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A look back at te early years when private residential schools started tackling the behavioral/emotional problems of teens and younng adults.  -Lon

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Drug Overdoses and Suicide Rates Continue to Rise Among Teens and What the New Movement in Utah is Doing About It

Drug Overdoses and Suicide Rates Continue to Rise Among Teens and What the New Movement in Utah is Doing About It | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
PARK CITY and ST. GEORGE, Utah (PRWEB) August 23, 2018 -- Utah communities respond to mental health issues and the drug epidemic by providing free events for parents to learn more about how to meet these challenges and connect to mental health professionals. Communities that Care of Summit County and the Southern Utah Program Alliance are sponsoring events that will feature nationally renowned speaker Dr. Brad Reedy, Co-Founder of Evoke Therapy Programs and author of acclaimed The Journey of the Heroic Parent.
Lon Woodbury's insight:

Dr. Brad Reedy, Co-Founder of Evoke Therapy and author of "The Journey of the Heroic Parent" starts in southern Utah a series of lectures for parents of struggling teens.  -Lon

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Northwest Academy (ID) to Close

Northwest Academy (ID) to Close | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
It is with utmost regret and sadness that we announce that Northwest Academy will be closing its doors on September 26, 2018.
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Sad to see one of this longstanding school with a good reputation close.  -Lon

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Earl Sweatshirt Drops Debut Album 'Doris': Today in Hip-Hop - XXL

Earl Sweatshirt Drops Debut Album 'Doris': Today in Hip-Hop - XXL | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
On this day, Aug. 20, Odd Future's own young rap phenom, Earl Sweatshirt, dropped off his debut album, 'Doris.'
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I wonder if his rap style has changed after a time at Coral Reef Academy in Somoa?  -Lon

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Overcoming Resistance to Change-Interview With Sharon Laney, Lon Woodbury and Larry Stednitz Jan. 23, 2012

Overcoming Resistance to Change-Interview With Sharon Laney, Lon Woodbury and Larry Stednitz Jan. 23, 2012 | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Eight years ago Sharon Laney joined Lon and Larry Stednitz Ph.D. on January 23, 2012 to discuss “Overcoming Resistance to Change.”  The conversation ranged....

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This conversation from 8 years ago covers many important aspects of successfully managing a therapeutic boarding school.  Principles still important today. -Lon

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Treating ADHD In the Wilderness-Interview With Neal Christensen

Treating ADHD In the Wilderness-Interview With Neal Christensen | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Neal Christensen, Clinical Director and an owner of Elements Wilderness in Utah, joined Lon August 6, 2018 to discuss how the wilderness is the perfect environment to help children leave behind the all too common distractions of modern teens....

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A different way to treat ADHD,-use the wilderness.  -Lon

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Marijuana Risks to Young Adults: Symptoms & treatment of cannabis use

Marijuana Risks to Young Adults: Symptoms & treatment of cannabis use | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Marijuana risks to young adults. Is pot addictive or a gateway drug? Symptoms and treatment for marijuana use disorder. Cannabis legalization facts.
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Benchmark Transitions shares a good objective review of recent research findings on marijuana use. -Lon

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Ironwood Maine Launches New Website

Ironwood Maine Launches New Website | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
MORRILL, Maine (PRWEB) July 30, 2018 -- Ironwood Maine, a licensed and accredited therapeutic boarding school for struggling teens in Maine, announces the launch of its newly-redesigned website
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The Parental Tool Box-Interview With Co-Authors Jim and Dayna Guido

The Parental Tool Box-Interview With Co-Authors Jim and Dayna Guido | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Lon joined Jim and Dayna July 5, 2018 to discuss their new book “The Parental Tool Box.”  Just published and available commercially, the book is  based on their 40 years of work with struggling teens both in therapeutic programs and working individually with families.  Listen here lick here....

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The solution to your problems with your struggling teen might be found here in this book.  -Lon

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