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THREE SPRING’S AULDERN ACADEMY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
(August 17, 2001) Auldern Academy, Pittsboro, North Carolina, 770-432-7460 a service of Three Springs, Inc. opened
in September and is currently accepting applications for young women in grades 9 – 12 who are “actively involved in their learning
process and personal growth, and need a structured environment.” Applicants may have mild learning disabilities and have at times
exhibited mild behavioral issues. For further information contact Tere Snodgrass or Rosemary Tippett.
FAMILYHOOD EDUCATION FOUNDATION OFFERS PARENTING PROGRAM
(August 23, 2001) Familyhood Education Foundation, a Non-profit Corporation, 800-FIX-R-KID or 714-384-8000, email@example.com,
is offering Dr. James J. Jones, PhD’s “dynamic and powerful parenting program to facilitate the implementation of the principles and
techniques taught in dealing with the different facets of parenting.” Based primarily on behavior modification and Bowen’s Family
Systems, it explains critical concepts enabling clients to “become more teachable during the counseling experience.”
CORRECTION: NEW EQUIPMENT = LEARNING CURVE
(September, 2001) Woodbury Reports, Inc. apologizes for the poor quality photos in their September 2001 Newsletter
#85, as we learned (the hard way) how to operate new equipment. In case you wondered what they actually look like, we are re-printing
photos of Anne Lewis, Educational Consultant from Carpinteria, CA, 805-969-2186, and Paul Johnson, Admissions for Ascent, Naples,
Idaho 800-974-1999, along with a photo of “Suds” the traveling shower from Skyline
Journey, Nephi, Utah, 866-822-8336.
NINA PENNEWELL, PH.D. NEW CLINICAL DIRECTOR AT PENINSULA VILLAGE
(September 4, 2001) Nina Pennewell, Ph.D., Interim Clinical Director of Peninsula
Village, Louisville, TN, 865-970-1828, has assumed the role of Clinical Director on a permanent basis. She has a Doctor of Philosophy
in clinical psychology from the University of Tennessee, is a licensed psychologist/health service provider and is a member of American
Psychological Association and Appalachian Psychoanalytic Association. She has been at Penninsula Village for six years.
RIDGE CREEK ANNOUNCES CLASS DATES
(September 14, 2001) J. J. Williams, Admissions Coordinator for Ridge
Creek, a wilderness program in Dahlonega, Georgia, 706-867-1720. announced their upcoming class dates of Oct.1, Oct. 15, Nov.
5, and Nov. 26. Ridge Creek has also recently constructed an Alpine Tower, “an integral part of the course’s extensive mountaineering
program” enabling students to practice climbing with “the same challenge and success that they experience on real rock climbs during
DAREIOS TRUST FUND FOR LINDA HOUGHTON (September 14,
2001) Caroline Bowyer Greenfield announced the formation of The Dareios Trust to help Linda Houghton, founder of Mount Bachelor
Academy and King George School in the expenses associated with her battle with cancer. Contributions can be sent to: The Dareios
Trust, c/o Melanie Peterson, 2308 Phoenix Hill Drive, Louisville, KY 40207.
MARGUETTE SALLEE NEW HEAD OF BROWN SCHOOLS
(September 17, 2001) Diane Huggins, 615-320-7532 firstname.lastname@example.org,
announced Maqrgueite W. Aallee is the Brown Schools’ new president and chief executive officer. Former CEO, Tom Riley, will remain
as a director and investor. Sallee will work closely with the new chairman of the Brown Schools, George McCown, who is chairman and
managing director of McCown De Leeuw & Co, the company’s principal investor. Sherry Thornton will remain Chief Operating Officer.
Brown Schools, a privately held company, founded by Bert Brown in 1940, offers a broad spectrum of care, serving approximately 1,500
young people daily at 36 locations in 11 states and Puerto Rico.
BRUSH RANCH SCHOOL CHANGES LEADERSHIP (September 18, 2001) Kay C. Rice, MS is the
new Head of Brush Ranch, Tererro, NM, 505-757-6114, a school for mild to moderately learning disabled boys and girls aged 10 to 18
years. She replaces former Headmaster, Gary Emmons. Pat Foster will continues as Academic Director and Trish Williams Nuesch continues
as Director of Admissions, also directing the equine program. Since 1978 Kay Rice and her husband, Scott, have directed the Brush
Ranch Camp which serves approximately 300 children and teens each summer.
HIDDEN LAKE ACADEMY SACS ACCREDITATION APPROVED
(September 21, 2001) Hidden Lake Academy, Dahlonega,
Georgia, 800-394-0640, a therapeutic coed boarding school for ages 13 – 17, has been “approved for accreditation with Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools (SACS) as a traditional, nonpublic school. The criteria for this accreditation are far more stringent than
those required for a Special Needs School.”
NEW HORIZONS OFFERS AMERICAN FAMILY PLAN (September
21, 2001) Audrey Peavy, Admissions Director of New Horizons, Orrington,
ME, 800-916-7755, an all female wilderness program, expressed their concern for families during this uncertain time. “We want to extend,
until December 1, 2001, a significantly reduced price plan...The American Family Plan...which “will frankly just cover operating costs.
It is being offered because “as frightening as the threat of terrorism is, for many of these young women, the greatest threat they
are still facing is their own dangerous, self-destructive behavior.” New Horizons is now also offering a transportation service for
SUWS OF IDAHO’S NEW DIRECTOR OF TESTING & PSYCH RESEARCH
(September 23, 2001) Aspen Education Group, Cerritos,
California, 562-467-5507 and SUWS Adolescent& Youth Programs, a wilderness
program in Gooding, Idaho, 888-879-7897, announced Dr. Chris McRoberts is their new Director of Testing & Psychological Research.
He will serve as their on-site clinical psychologist, providing comprehensive psychological testing, individual consultations with
families and professionals, and program research and outcome studies.