Posts tagged "at-risk adolescents"

SafePassage: Congratulations Amy Moor, Elk River Treatment Program

Congratulations are extended to Amy Moor, LPC, at The Pinnacle Schools Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP) for being selected for her 4th year in a row to present at the Alabama Counseling Association Annual Conference in Montgomery. More than 1200 of Amy’s closest industry colleagues at the conference will hear her introduce new coping-mechanisms and...
SafePassage - Merry Christmas

SafePassage – Merry Christmas

To honor our Clients and express our appreciation to the therapeutic schools and programs and Educational Consultants who place their faith and trust in SafePassage Adolescent Services, a donation to the United Methodist Children’s Home in Decatur, GA has been made. The UMCH, founded in 1871, assists children and families who do not have access...
SafePassage: The Discovery School of Virginia

SafePassage: The Discovery School of Virginia

Tucked away in the rolling hills of central Virginia is The Discovery School of Virginia. I recently visited this therapeutic boarding school and talked over lunch with Chris Yates about their program. The Discovery School affords opportunity for teen age boys and girls who are experiencing emotional complexities and behavioral problems to obtain therapy for...

K-9 Demonstration and Cookout

SafePassage Adolescent Services ® is pleased to announce that we are co-sponsoring with Eckerd Academy of the Blue Ridge a K-9 Demonstration and Cookout. The event will be held on Thursday June 24, 2010 from 1:00P until 5:00P at the Eckerd campus in Suches, GA. K-9 trainers and handlers from the City of Griffin GA...

SafePassage: Reactive Attachment Disorder

Good Morning America has been following the story of the mother who put her seven year old, adoptive son on an airplane alone sending him back to Russia. Apparently the mother had a note with him that explained that this child was violent. Part of their follow up story indicated that the child may have...

National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camping – NATWC

The National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camping was established with the purpose to under gird the direct care wilderness staff with opportunities for certification and continuing education. NATWC also works to educate the public and promote the existence of wilderness therapy for at-risk adolescents. The NATWC Board of Directors is comprised of industry professionals who...

SafePassage: Age of Majority

Deciding between a short term wilderness program or academic therapeutic boarding school can be a daunting task for a parent with an at-risk adolescent. Not only are there hundreds of therapeutic schools and programs parents have to sift through, for older teens the taste for independence, freedom in making their own decisions when they turn...

SafePassage: Dr. Elizabeth Kohlstaedt to Speak

I posted an announcement on the NATWC blog yesterday alerting everyone to the fact that Dr. Elizabeth Kohlstaedt will present at the annual NATWC Conference in September 2009. For those of you who do not know Dr. Kohlstaedt I must encourage you to come and hear her speak. Her message is one that should not...

Runaways

Tis the season for teenagers to runaway. Oh, you didn’t know there was a season? Well actually there are two seasons: spring and fall and fall is definitely in the air. Believe me when I tell you that teenagers all over the world are getting ready to run. There is no scientific study that I...