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Why Your Kids Need Animal Fats-Interview

Why Your Kids Need Animal Fats-Interview | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Is what we have been taught about nutrition wrong? Sally Fallon Morell, author and nutritionist and President of Weston A. Price, explained what food the body really needs and how marketing sales pitches are misleading us.
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Listen to Sally explain a view of nutrition that is very different from the usual common advice, along with her explanations as to why her vision is correct. -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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Newport Academy Finalizes Acquisition Of NorthStar Academy Adolescent Treatment Center

Newport Academy Finalizes Acquisition Of NorthStar Academy Adolescent Treatment Center | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Leading Adolescent Treatment Center Group Enters Into the District of Columbia and Surrounding Areas with Exceptional Treatment and Care for Struggling Teens
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The CEDU/Rocky Mountain Academy Experience

The CEDU/Rocky Mountain Academy Experience | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

This is an essay about my personal experiences and observations on what used to be called “Emotional Growth Boarding Schools” or “Special Needs Schools.”  Behind the term “emotional growth” was a challenge to the orthodoxy of medical and psychological treatment for “troubled teens” that had evolved by the 1970s and 1980s.  These “emotional growth” schools have evolved to the current designation of “Therapeutic Boarding Schools,” but the influence of the old days of emotional growth orientation has left a significant mark on the functions of modern Therapeutic Boarding Schools and standard treatment programs.  In....

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For a few years CEDU/Rocky Mountain Academy was a successful challenge to the standard method of treating young people with behavioral/emotional problems.  These are some of my thoughts of this experience.  -Lon

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Addiction and Sleep

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With 23.5 million Americans (or 1 in 10 people over the age of 12) suffering from addictions to drugs and alcohol, addiction and sleep have a close relationship. It is common for people with addictions to have sleep disorders and for people to use substances like drugs and alcohol to treat their sleep problems, which …
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A great review of all the possible causes of poor sleep habits, of which drugs and addictions are primary.  -Lon

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Suzette Belgarde Explains the Benefits of Equine-Guided Coaching - Press Release - Digital Journal

Suzette Belgarde Explains the Benefits of Equine-Guided Coaching - Press Release - Digital Journal | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Assistance and therapy animals come in all shapes and sizes, with cats and dogs and even elephants and dolphins all having been utilized for therapeutic purposes. For Suzette Bernadine Belgarde, however, her interests lie predominantly in horses, with the Faribault, Minnesota, resident having witnessed firsthand the benefits horses can have on a variety of conditions from anxiety and autism to genetic syndromes and traumatic brain injuries.
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How To Motivate a Young Adult-Interview With Aaron Wallis Ph.D.

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Dr. Aaron Wallis Ph.D., clinical therapist for Open Sky Wilderness (CO) explained to Lon May 10, 2018 how young adults with motivation problems usually want to change, but don’t know how.  Sometimes.... 

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Dr. Wallis explains that calling them "lazy" is probably the worst thing a parent can do.  Assuming they have the desire and helping them find the reasons blocking their motivation is much more effective.  -Lon

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'Fortnite' Addiction Isn't the Problem. It's the Symptom.

We need psychologists who actually play video games.
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A perspective on video games from a "gamer."  -Lon

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Should We Believe Advertising?

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Advertising is an integral part of our culture and economy.  But for years, the value of advertising has been debated, with some claiming that the down side is eclipsing the plus side, or that people without a firm grasp of the truth will abuse it hoping there is a steady supply of gullible people.  As shown in

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New Boarding School for Teens and Young Adults with ASD

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Shrub Oak is a new, special education boarding and day school that will serve an international population of young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
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An Upward Spiral-A Developmental Perspective on Parenting-Interview on Rick Johnson’s Book

An Upward Spiral-A Developmental Perspective on Parenting-Interview on Rick Johnson’s Book | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

A repeat uploading of the Nov. 20, 2014 podcast with Rick Johnson, Co-Founder of Summit Prep School (MT) talking about his book that was available the first of 2015.  Johnson had been conducting parent workshops for parents of his school for several years.  Listen to Johnson explain the book outlining what he has learned about how teens develop emotionally and how parents can help them.

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Johnson Explains in this podcast explaining his book that in his view children in their growth and development move in cycles that gradually spiral up into maturity, when not interffered with by trauma or some kind of dysfunction.  -Lon

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Oprah puts Dr. Bruce Perry and NMT in the Spotlight

Oprah puts Dr. Bruce Perry and NMT in the Spotlight | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
By:  Kristen McFee, MA, LPCC As Dr. Bruce Perry sat down to an interview with Oprah on 60 Minutes, we watched in anticipation as April marked two years of Pacific Quest being Site Certified in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics© (NMT).  As Founder and Senior Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy (CTA). Bruce Perry
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How to Recognize Anxiety in Teenagers

How to Recognize Anxiety in Teenagers | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, anxiety in teenagers is fairly common nowadays. In fact, about 25 percent of American teens between the ages of 13 and 18 are diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at some point.
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Anxiety and Depression in young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is often complex in nature and can have a variety of emotional and diagnostic presentations. For example, many young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder are much more likely than the average person to have anxiety and depressive disorders... How is it best treated?
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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

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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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This survey from Tappable has found that one in ten millennials would give up a finger for their smartphone

This survey from Tappable has found that one in ten millennials would give up a finger for their smartphone | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
British smartphone users have revealed just how much they love their smartphones
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Are they serious?  Or is this just an example of lack of thinking of the future?  -Lon

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How Young Men Become Good Men-Interview With Author Dan Blanchard

How Young Men Become Good Men-Interview With Author Dan Blanchard | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Dan Blanchard, an inner city teacher in Connecticut, talked with Lon June 23, 2018 about his latest book “The Storm-How Young Men Become Good Men.”  This is a fast reading novel telling a story about a young 16 year old boy with problems....

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This fictional novel describes a grandfatherly day 16 year old boys badly need.  -Lon

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3 Ways Exercise Combats Teenage Drug Abuse and Teen Depression

3 Ways Exercise Combats Teenage Drug Abuse and Teen Depression | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Research shows that regular exercise can help people get off drugs and alcohol, and stay in recovery long term. In other words, the “runner’s high” is real.
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Aetna Class Action Challenges Wilderness Therapy Coverage Denials

Aetna Class Action Challenges Wilderness Therapy Coverage Denials | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Aetna Life Insurance Co. has been hit with a class action lawsuit accusing it of denying coverage for medically necessary mental health and substance abuse service provided by licensed wilderness therapy programs and residential treatment centers.
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Insusrance coverage for Wilderness Therapy programs continues to be hotly debated. -Lon

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Teen Cell Phone Obsession

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Nomophobia or teen cell phone obsession, also known as smartphone addiction was addressed by Ted Guastello on Turner Broadcasting System’s HLN network.
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Cell phone obsession now has an official label - Nomophobia.  -Lon

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From Synanon To CEDU-Interview With Bill Lane

From Synanon To CEDU-Interview With Bill Lane | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Bill Lane talked with me on May 23, 2018 to explain his personal experience in his evolution of experiences with Synanon and then moving to working at CEDU, one of the first therapeutic boarding schools in the country.  While at Synanon....

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The decade of the 1960s saw significant experiments in alternative ways of raising our children, with Synanon being a major altrernative approach in helping drug addicts.  One of the outgrowths from several alternative approaches, including Synanon, to helping young people with problems was the CEDU school which at its peak had seven schools throughout the West.  Bill Lane was an important part of the transition in schools from the 1960s creative approaches. j -Lon

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From Synanon to CEDU-Interview with Bill Lane 

From Synanon to CEDU-Interview with Bill Lane  | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Synanon was one of the nation's best-known alternatives to conventional drug treatment in the 1960s, explained Bill Lane, Founder and CEO of Bill Lane & Associates Adolescent Transport Services to Lon May 23, 2018. In this captivating short interview Lane talked about how Synanon....

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Synanon had earned a bad reputation by the 1970s, but a lot of their pre-cultish ideas were carried on with great success in other programs. Bill Lane took the best and influenced the therapeutic boarding school movement.. -Lon 

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How Are Our Kids Doing? – Interview With Angie Fusco

How Are Our Kids Doing? – Interview With Angie Fusco | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Regular kids seem to be struggling more than ever before.  She outlines several modern elements in our society that seem to interfere with their ability to reach their potential.

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Are regular kids struggling more than previous generations?  -Lon

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Generation Z Comes of Age -

Generation Z Comes of Age - | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
By Mark Sklarow, CEO, IECA It seems like just yesterday when admission reps and independent educational consultants rushed out to… Read More
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A report from the Independent Educational Consulstants Association - the new students in the school system have significant differences in attitudes and interests than the Millenials that preceded them, and significant world views from Baby Boomers.  -Lon

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Dr. Erin Sutton To Join New Leaf Academy Clinical Team

Dr. Erin Sutton To Join New Leaf Academy Clinical Team | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Erin Christiansen-Sutton, MD, will be joining the New Leaf Academy clinical team beginning in June 2018.
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