Facility Reporting Database2022-03-14T13:33:27-07:00

FACILITY REPORT DATABASE

Discovery Ranch

Discovery Ranch (2005-present) Mapleton, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Discovery Ranch is an Ascent Company behavior-modification program founded on August 21st, 2005. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys aged 13-18 with "emotional and behavioral issues." DR does not accept transgender males. The program has a maxmimum enrollment of 60 boys, and the average length of stay is reported to be around 10 months, but this can be substantially longer if the ...

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Falcon Ridge Ranch

Falcon Ridge Ranch (2003-present) Virgin, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Falcon Ridge Ranch (also known as "Falcon Ridge Ranch Academy") is a Sequel Youth & Family Services behavior-modification program founded in 2003. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls between the ages of 12 and 17. They admit girls with a history of "emotional problems such as low self-esteem, ineffective coping skills, lack of anger management skills, depression, bi-polar, poor impulse control, ...

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Abundant Life Academy

Abundant Life Academy (2000-2014) Kanab, UT/Milford, VA Christian Boarding School History and Background Information Abundant Life Academy was a behavior-modification program that opened in December of 2000. It was marketed as a Christian Boarding School for troubled teenagers (12-18) who are "entitled", "selfish", "self-centered", or "self-engrossed". According to ALA's archived website, the teens at ALA did not need mental health treatment, they needed "the reality of Jesus Christ in their life". The program's maximum enrollment is presently unknown, and ...

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Alpine Academy

Alpine Academy (2001-present) Erda, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Alpine Academy is a behavior-modification program founded in 2001 as a part of Utah Youth Village. It is marketed as a therapeutic boarding school for teenagers aged 12-18 with "intense therapeutic needs." Their website states that they enroll teens with a history of: "Depression (including mood disorders and bipolar disorders), Anxiety (including generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive tendencies, eating disordered behavior, and social phobias), Traumas (including post-traumatic stress ...

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Ashcreek Ranch Academy

Ashcreek Ranch Academy (2012-present) Toquerville, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Ashcreek Ranch Academy (also called "Ashcreek Academy") is a behavior-modification program founded in 2012. It is marketed as a residential treatment center for teenage boys aged 13-17. They state that they enroll boys with a history of the following: "ADD/ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Academic Problems, Parent/Child Conflicts, Poor Choice of Friends, Drug and Alcohol Use, Anger, Low Self-Esteem, Peer Conflict, Poor Impulse Control, Lying, Cheating, Isolation from ...

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Aspen Achievement Academy

Aspen Achievement Academy (1989-2011) Loa, UT Wilderness Therapy Program History and Background Information Aspen Achievement Academy was an Aspen Education Group behavior-modification program founded in 1989 as "Wilderness Academy". In June of 1990, the program changed its name to Aspen Achievement Academy. It was marketed as a wilderness therapy program for teenagers ages 13-17. It claimed to enroll teenagers with a history of the following: "Low self-esteem, Lack of motivation, Trouble with teachers, Poor grades, Depression, Confrontational behavior, Substance ...

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Aspen Institute for Behavioral Assessment

Aspen Institute for Behavioral Assessment (2007-2014) Syracuse, UT Behavioral Assessment Facility History and Background Information The Aspen Institute for Behavioral Assessment (also called "The Aspen Institute") was an Aspen Education Group behavior-modification program founded in 2007. It was marketed as a "behavioral assessment" facility for teenagers aged 12-17. The program stated that they enrolled teenagers with a history of "suicidal ideation or past attempts, other self harm propensity such a cutting, deep depression, certain classes of obsessive compulsive disorders ...

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Aspen Ranch

Aspen Ranch (1995-2011) Loa, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Aspen Ranch was an Aspen Education Group behavior-modification program that opened in 1995. It was marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenagers (13-18) who struggle with a variety of emotional, behavioral, or academic challenges such as low self-esteem, academic underachievement, substance abuse, and family conflict. The program had a maximum enrollment of 80 teens, and the average length of stay was reported to be between 6 ...

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Aspiro Wilderness Adventure Therapy

Aspiro Wilderness Adventure Therapy (2005-present) Sandy, UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Aspiro Wilderness Adventure Therapy is a behavior-modification program founded in 2005. It is marketed as a wilderness therapy program for troubled teenagers aged 13-17 with a history of "school failure, difficulty with interpersonal relationships, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression and more." The average length of stay is between 6-10 weeks, and the tuition is reported to be around $30,000. Aspiro has been a NATSAP member since 2007. ...

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Avalon Hills Eating Disorder Program

Avalon Hills Eating Disorder Program (2003-present) Logan/Mendon, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Avalon Hills Residential Eating Disorder Program (also called Avalon Hills and Avalon Hills Eating Disorder Specialists) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2003. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls (11 and up) who struggle with an eating disorder. The program's typical length of stay is over 12 months, and can be as long as three years. The program ...

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Brightway Adolescent Hospital

Brightway Adolescent Hospital (1993-1998) St. George, UT History and Background Information Brightway Adolescent Hospital was a WWASP behavior-modification facility that was founded in 1993 by Ken Kay. It was opened as a short-term placement and processing center for teens bound for other WWASP programs. It was located at 115 W 1470 S, St. George, UT 84770, which was later became the location of Eagle Ranch Academy, another alleged WWASP facility. It was operated by the Utah Alcoholism Foundation. Allegedly, ...

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Cascade Academy

Cascade Academy (2020-present) Midway, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Cascade Academy is a residential program that is suspected of being a behavior modification program that opened in January 2020, although it did not begin enrolling students until March 2020. It is marketed as a Therapeutic Boarding School for teenage girls (13-18) who struggle primarily with generalized anxiety or other anxiety-related disorders. The program has a maximum enrollment of 26 girls, and the average length of stay ...

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Catalyst RTC

Catalyst RTC (2006-present) Brigham City, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Catalyst Residential Treatment Center (also called Catalyst RTC) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2006. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys between the ages of 13 and 18 with a history of Substance Abuse/Misuse, Low Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma, Relational Problems, Low Frustration Tolerance, Adoption Issues, Self Injurious Behaviors, and Eating Disorders. It is reported that all ...

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Cedar Ridge Academy

Cedar Ridge Academy (1996-2020) Roosevelt, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Cedar Ridge Academy was a behavior-modification program that opened in 1996. It was marketed as a Therapeutic Boarding School for teenagers (13-17) dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, childhood trauma, school problems, relationship problems, mild to moderate substance abuse, ADD/ADHD, and anger-management problems. The program had a maximum enrollment of 70 teenagers, and the average length of stay was between 10 and 14 ...

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Cinnamon Hills Youth Crisis Center

Cinnamon Hills Youth Crisis Center (1994-present) St. George, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Cinnamon Hills Youth Crisis Center is a behavior-modification program that appears to have opened in 1994, although its website states that the program has over 52 years of expeirence treating youths. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for tenagers (12-17) who are struggling with a variety of emotional or behavioral issues. The average length of stay, as well as the cost ...

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Crossroads Academy RTC

Crossroads Academy RTC (2007-present) Ogden, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Crossroads Academy RTC (also called Crossroads Academy) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2007. Founders and Notable Staff Sam K. Dahlin is the Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Crossroads. Derek Bowles is the Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Crossroads. Eric Dahlin is the Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Crossroads. Program Structure Abuse Allegations Survivor/Parent Testimonials 8/27/2018: (PARENT) "Do not let the owners of this facility move your son ...

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Daniels Academy

Daniels Academy (2008-present) Heber City, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Daniels Academy is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2008. It is marketed as a Therapeutic Boarding School for teenage boys (13-18) with Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD), Aspergers Syndrome, Attention disorders, Anxiety disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD or NOS), or Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder (SPCD). It was originally founded to help treat teens dealing with opposition, substance abuse, technology addiction, family conflict or social withdrawal, but ...

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Diamond Ranch Academy

Diamond Ranch Academy (1999-present) Hurricane, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Diamond Ranch Academy is a WWASP-affiliated behavior-modification program. It was originally founded in 1999 in Boise, ID by Rob and Sherri Dias as a Therapeutic Boarding School. In 2001, Diamond Ranch moved to a 200-acre ranch located at 1500 E 2700 S, Hurricane, UT 84737. This location is the current location of Three Points Center, and the former location of Olympus Academy. In 2012, it moved ...

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Discover Seven Stars

Discover Seven Stars (2015-present) Syracuse, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Discover Seven Stars is a Family Help & Wellness behavior-modification program founded in 2015. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenagers aged 13 through 18, struggling with neurodevelopmental issues including autism and aspergers, executive function deficits (ADHD/ADD), and learning disorders (language-based, verbal and nonverbal). Founders and Notable Staff Dr. Gordon L. Day is the Founder and current Executive Clinical Director of Discover Seven ...

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Discovery Academy

Discovery Academy (1989-present) Provo, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Discovery Academy is an Ascent Company behavior-modification program founded in 1989. It is marketed as a Therapeutic Boarding School for teenagers aged 13-18. The program is divided into a Girls' program and a Boys' program, and, interetsingly, the issues they report being able to help treat are different for the two programs. The boys program enrolls boys' who struggle with "Learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, Adoption issues, Appropriate assertiveness, ...

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Discovery Connections

Discovery Connections (2010-present) Orem, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Discovery Connections is a behavior-modification program founded in 2010. It operates as part of the Ascent Company, and is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenagers aged 13-17. The program claims to specialize in treating non-violent teenagers who are especially resistant to treatment, manifesting as "self-sabotage behaviors, apathy, manipulation, or even minor physical posturing and temper tantrums." It is specifically designed for teenagers who have struggled ...

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Discovery Ranch for Girls

Discovery Ranch for Girls (2013-present) Cedar City, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Discovery Ranch for Girls is an Ascent Company behavior-modification program founded in 2013. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls aged 13-17 who struggle with "a variety of of emotional and behavioral issues such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, adoption, self-harm, substance abuse, etc." DRG reports that they currently accept transgender females, although this was not always the case. The ...

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Eagle Ranch Academy

Eagle Ranch Academy (2005-present) St. George, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Eagle Ranch Academy is a behavior-modification program founded in 2005. It is marketed as a co-ed treatment center for troubled teenagers aged 12-17. ERA has a maximum enrollment of 57, and the average length of stay is reportedly between 8-10 months, but can be much longer if the teen is deemed resistant. The tuition is reported to be around $800 per day. The program is ...

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Eagle’s Rest Ranch/Havenwood Ranch

Eagle's Rest Ranch/Havenwood Ranch (2020-present) Cedar City, UT History and Background Information Havenwood Ranch (previously called Eagle's Rest Ranch) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2020. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenager girls (14 to 17) who are struggling with trauma and reactive attachment disorder. The program is located at 8097 W 2000 S, Cedar City, UT 84720. Eagle's Rest Ranch also reports that it is a sister program to Zion Hills Academy and ...

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Elements Wilderness Program

Elements Wilderness Program (2008-present) Huntington, UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Elements Wilderness Program is a behavior modification program that opened in 2008. It is marketed as a Wilderness Program for teenage boys (13-17) who are struggling with anger, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, mood dysregulation, being withdrawn, taking little or no responsibility for their actions, avoiding their responsibilities, shutting down, blaming others, and engaging in "maladaptive mechanisms" such as gaming, substance abuse, or overuse of electronics. The program ...

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Elevations RTC

Elevations RTC (2014-present) Syracuse, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Elevation RTC is a Family Help & Wellness behavior-modification program opened in 2014. It is marketed as a co-ed Residential Treatment Center for teenagers aged 13-17.6 (according to NATSAP) who are "struggling with a wide range of issues, whether it be mental, behavioral or academic issues." The program has a maximum enrollment of between 50-60 teens, and the average length of stay is reported to be between ...

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Eva Carlston Academy

Eva Carlston Academy (2011-present) Salt Lake City, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Eva Carlston Academy is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2011. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls aged 12-18. ECA states that they treat girls with a history of the following: Depression, Anxiety, Defiance & behavioral issues, ADHD, Learning issues, Emerging personality disorders, Self-harm, Addictions, Eating disorders, Suicidal ideation, Substance abuse, Autism spectrum disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Trauma, Low self ...

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Evoke Entrada

Evoke Entrada (2015-present) Santa Clara, UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Evoke Entrada is a behavior modification program that was created in 2015. The program was formerly known as Second Nature Entrada until it was rebranded in 2015 following many years of abuse and neglect allegations. It is marketed as a Wilderness Therapy Program for teenagers (13-17) and young adults (18-28+) who are struggling with a wide variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, attachment disorders, ADHD, autism ...

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Gateway Academy

Gateway Academy (2002-present) Draper/Salt Lake City, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Gateway Academy is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2002. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys between the ages of 14 and 17. Their website states that they enroll boys with a history of the following: depression, anxiety, executive functioning problems, impulsivity and attention problems, social and relationship difficulties, unresolved trauma, diminished self-esteem, difficulties at home, lack of motivation, oppositional ...

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Havenwood Academy

Havenwood Academy (2014-present) Cedar City, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Havenwood Academy (also called Havenwood South) is a HOPE Group behavior-modification program that opened in 2014. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenaged girls ages 12-18 with a history of "early complex childhood trauma and attachment related issues including Reactive Attachment Disorder". The average length of stay is reported to be around 12 months. Havenwood has been a NATSAP member since 2016. The ...

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Heritage Schools Inc.

Heritage Schools Inc. (1984-present) Provo, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Heritage Schools Inc. (also called The Heritage School, Heritage RTC, Heritage Home, and The Heritage Community) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 1984. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for adolescent girls and boys ages 12 to 17. The program claims to treat teenagers with a history of any of the following: Anxiety Disorders (Panic, Obsessive Compulsive, Post-traumatic Stress Disorders), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, ...

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Horizon Academy

Horizon Academy (2004-2013) Amargosa Valley, NV/La Verkin, UT Specialty Boarding School History and Background Information Horizon Academy was a behavior-modification and WWASP program founded by Jade Robinson in 2004. It originally operated under the name Bell Academy in Terra Bella, CA, but relocated to Nevada only months after opening under the name Horizon Academy after California officials refused to allow the school to continue to operate there without proper licensing. It is reported that Jade Robinson, who had been ...

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Integrity House for Girls

Integrity House for Girls (2002-2014?) Cedar City, UT History and Background Information Integrity House for Girls (Also called "Integrity House RTC") was a behavior-modification program founded in 2002. It was marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenaged girls ages 12 to 18. The campus was located in a house at 465 W 1600 N Cedar City, UT 84721. It appears that this address is now associated with another behavior-modification program, Havenwood RTC. Founders and Notable Staff Program Structure ...

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Island View RTC

Island View RTC (1994-2014) Syracuse, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Island View RTC was an Aspen Education Group behavior-modification program which opened in 1994. It was marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenagers aged (13-17) with a history of one or more of the following: "emotional and behavioral challenges, clinical depression, attention challenges, substance abuse/dependency, post-traumatic stress disorder, borderline personality features, bipolar symptoms, and other associated psycho-behavioral concerns." The average length of stay was reported ...

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Kaizen Academy/Birdseye Boys Ranch

Kaizen Academy/Birdseye Boys Ranch (1989-present) Birdseye/Fairview, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Kazien Academy (formerly known as Birdseye Boys Ranch and Birdseye RTC) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 1989. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys (13-17) who are struggling with inappropriate sexual behaviors and pornography addiction. It is reported that the boys enrolled there often also deal with trauma, attachment issues, social difficulties, emotional dysregulation, and/or other complex challenges. The ...

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KIDS Centers of America

KIDS Centers of America (1984-1990) History/Background Information KIDS Centers of America were a chain of confirmedly abusive drug treatment centers founded by anthropologist Miller Newton, who was the former National Clinical Director for Straight Inc., and whose son had previously been enrolled in Straight. He left Florida in 1982 amidst a flurry of criminal and civil allegations for abusing teenagers at Straight Inc. He moved to New Jersey and setup his own Straight-spinoff program. Newton originally planned to have ...

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Kolob Canyon RTC

Kolob Canyon RTC (2002-present) New Harmony, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Kolob Canyon RTC is a CERTS behavior-modification program that was founded in 2002. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls aged 14-18 who struggle with "Depression and other mood disorders, Self-harm, Trauma, Low self-esteem, All types of addictions (including drug/alcohol and social media), Parent/child conflict, Oppositional defiance, School failure, ADHD, NLD, Adoption/abandonment issues, Peer problems, and Emotional dysregulation". Kolob Canyon is ...

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La Europa Academy

La Europa Academy (2005-present) Murray, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information La Europa Academy is a CERTS behavior-modification program that was founded in 2005. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenaged girls between the ages of 14 and 17. It claims to be able to treat girls with a history of depression, bi-polar, anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, emerging personality disorder and other relational and emotional problems. It has ...

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Lava Heights Academy

Lava Heights Academy (2012-present) Toquerville, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Lava Heights Academy (also called "Lava Heights RTC") is a Sequel Youth & Family Services behavior-modification program which opened in 2012. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenaged girls ages 12-17. Until very recently the program accepted both boys and girls, however, it now only accepts female residents (assigned at birth). It enrolls girls with a history of psychological, emotional, behavioral, social, and ...

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Liahona Academy

Liahona Academy (2001-present) Virgin/Hurricane, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Liahona Academy is a WWASP-affiliated behavior modification program. It was founded in 2001 by Clayton AhQuin Sr and Joe AhQuin. Liahona Academy is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for boys aged 12-17. Liahona reports that the average length of stay is between 6 - 9 months, although it is likely that these are underestimates. The program operates in two locations. One campus is located at 325 ...

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LifeLine for Youth

LifeLine for Youth (1990-present) North Salt Lake, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information LifeLine for Youth (also called "Life-Line, Inc." and "LifeLine RTC") is a behavior-modification program which was founded in 1990. This program is confirmed to be the re-brand of the confirmedly abusive KIDS Centers of America program, "KIDS of Greater Salt Lake", which was a direct spin-off of Straight Inc. KIDS of Greater Salt Lake's license was revoked amid allegations of abuse, negligence, and fraud, ...

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Logan River Academy

Logan River Academy (2000-present) Logan, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Logan River Academy is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2000. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for troubled teenagers aged 12-18 with a history of adoption related issues, Autism Spectrum, ADHD, depression, anxiety, digital/screen addiction, emotional dysregulation, learning differences, OCD, mild substance use, and trauma. The program's average length of stay is roughly 12 months, and its tuition is reported to be between ...

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Majestic Ranch Academy

Majestic Ranch Academy (1986-2007) Randolph, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Majestic Ranch Academy was a WWASP behavior-modification program founded in 1986. It was marketed as a therapeutic boarding school for children as young as 7 up to the age of 14. The program originally was for boys only, but in 2001 they began accepting girls. MRA had a maximum enrollment of around 60 children, but due to negative publicity surrounding WWASP, in 2007 their enrollment was ...

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Makana Leadership Academy

Makana Leadership Academy (2020-present) Roosevelt, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Makana Leadership Academy (also called Makana Leadership Outreach Academy) is a behavior-modification program that opened in February of 2020. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys and girls (14 - 17) who are struggling with academics, unhealthy behaviors, substance abuse, and relationship problems as a result of failing mental health. The program was located at 4270 W 5625 N, Roosevelt, UT 84066. ...

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Maple Lake Academy

Maple Lake Academy (2005-present) Spanish Fork, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Maple Lake Academy is a behavior-modification program that opened in July of 2005. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for troubled teenagers aged 12-18. Maple Lake Academy states that students who enroll at the school must have a diagnosis/traits of a learning disability (Learning Disability (LD), Learning Disability-Not Otherwise Specified (LDNOS), Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDDNOS), Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD), Asperger’s Disorder, ...

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Monuments RTC

Monuments RTC (2018-present) Brian Head, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Monuments RTC is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2018. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys (14-17) who struggle with a variety of emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges. The program has a maximum enrollment of 44 boys, and they report that the average length of stay is reported to be between 10 and 12 months. However, survivors have reported that ...

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Moonridge Academy

Moonridge Academy (2003-present) Cedar City, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Moonridge Academy is a CERTS behavior-modification program founded in 2004. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for girls aged 11-14. Moonridge Academy states that it enrolls girls, including transgender girls, with a history of attachment issues, depression, anxiety, self-harm, school refusal, family conflict, sexual boundaries, computer addiction, attention issues and low-level substance abuse. The program has a maximum enrollment of 24 girls, and the ...

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Mountain Springs Preparatory Academy

Mountain Springs Preparatory Academy (1999-present) Cedar City, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Mountain Springs Preparatory Academy is a CERTS program that opened in 1999. It was originally founded under the name the Academy at Cedar Mountain, until is was purchased by CERTS in 2004 and the name was changed to Mountain Springs Preparatory Academy. It is marketed as a "structured co-ed boarding school that specializes in transition", meaning it is a program specifically designed for students ...

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New Focus Academy

Founders and Notable Staff Brandon Park is the Founder and Executive Director of New Focus Academy. His career in the TTI began when he worked as a Therapist at Aspen Education Group's reportedly abusive Outback Therapeutic Expeditions from 2012 until 2013. He then worked at Aspen Education Group's reportedly abusive Aspen Institute for Behavioral Assessment from 2013 until 2014, when the program was purchased by Family Help and Wellness and rebranded as Viewpoint Center. He continued to work at ...

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New Haven RTC

New Haven RTC (1995-present) Saratoga Springs/Spanish Fork, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information New Haven RTC is an Embark Behavioral Health/InnerChange behavior-modification program founded in 1995. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 17. They claim to specialize in "complex issues" such as traumatic stress, family problems, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidal idealization, attachment, eating disorders, substance abuse, and personality disorders. The average length of stay ...

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Newport Academy

Newport Academy (2008-present) CA, CT, VA, UT, WA History and Background Information Newport Academy is a network of behavior-modification programs that was founded in May of 2008. The programs are marketed as a Residential Treatment Centers for teenagers and young adults (12-24) who struggle with a variety of behavoiral and emotional challenges, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders, insecurity/low self-esteem, self-harm, and more. Each of the program have a maximum enrollment of between 6 and 40 teens, depeding ...

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Oakley School

Oakley School (1998-2017) Oakley, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information The Oakley School was an Aspen Education Group behavior-modification program that opened in 1998. It was marketed as a Therapeutic Boarding School for teenagers (14-18) who struggled with a variety of emotional, behavioral, or academic chellanges. The program had a maximum enrollment of 75 teens, and the average length of stay varied greatly from just 7 months to 4 years. In 2012, the monthly tuition cost was ...

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Oasis Ascent

Oasis Ascent (2021-present) Millcreek, UT Short-Term Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Oasis Ascent (also spelled OASIS Ascent) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2021. OASIS stands for Observation, Assessment, Stabilization, and Intensive Support. It is marketed as a Short-Term Residential Treatment Center for teenagers (13-17) who struggle with severe emotional/behavior challenges and are in need of intensive psychiatric services. The program has a 30-90 day length of stay, with the average being about 50 days. The ...

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Old West Academy

Old West Academy (2007-2019) Randolph, UT Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Old West Academy was a WWASP-affiliated behavior-modification program which opened in 2007 in the previous location of Majestic Ranch Academy. It is widely recognized as the re-branding of Majestic Ranch, as it used the same program and most of the same staff. It was marketed as a therapeutic boarding school for children as young as 7 to 14. It was located at 6450 N. Manhead Road, ...

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Olympus Academy

Olympus Academy (2013-2017) Hurricane, UT History and Background Information Olympus Academy was a WWASP-affiliated behavior-modification program that reportedly opened in 2013. It was marketed as a Co-ed Residential Treatment Center for teenagers aged 12-17 years old. They claimed to help teens who were struggling with "ADD/ADHD (attentional disorders), Addiction (substances/gaming/etc), Alcohol abuse, Anger, Bipolar disorder, Bullying or bullied, Conduct disorder, Defiance/ODD (oppositional defiant disorder), Depression, Drug abuse, (including prescription/over-the-counter), Eating Disorders, Lack of motivation, Learning difficulties, Negative peer association, ...

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Open Sky Wilderness Therapy

Open Sky Wilderness Therapy (2006-present) Durango, CO/ Southeast UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Open Sky Wilderness Therapy is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2006. It is marketed as a Wilderness Therapy Program for troubled teenagers aged 14-17. Open Sky claims to help treat teenagers with a history of one or more of the follwing: Self-Esteem Issues, Mild Eating Disorders, Oppositional Defiance, Entitlement, Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anger Management, ADD ...

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Outback Therapeutic Expeditions

Outback Therapeutic Expeditions (2001-present) Lehi, UT Wilderness Therapy Program History and Background Information Outback Therapeutic Expeditions is a behavior-modification program founded in 2001 and owned by Aspen Education Group. It was originally named "Walkabout" but changed its name to Outback Therapeutic Expeditions in 2004. It is marketed as a "wilderness therapy" program for teenagers aged 13-17 who are dealing with a multitude of issues including: Depression, Anxiety, Learning disabilities, Social isolation, Identity Development, Academic Issues, Dangerous/Risky Behaviors, Peer Dependence, ...

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Oxbow Academy

Oxbow Academy (2006-present) Mt Pleasant, UT Residential Treatment Center/Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Oxbow Academy is an Ascent Company behavior-modification program founded in 2006. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center/Therapeutic Boarding School for teenage boys between the ages of 12 and 18 with "sexual behavior problems" (SBP). The program states that "SBP may present as excessive use of pornography, inappropriate touching, or other compulsive sexual behaviors." In addition to sexual issues, Oxbow Academy states that ...

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Oxbow Academy

Oxbow Academy (2006-present) Mt Pleasant, UT Residential Treatment Center/Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Oxbow Academy is an Ascent Company behavior-modification program founded in 2006. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center/Therapeutic Boarding School for teenage boys between the ages of 12 and 18 with "sexual behavior problems" (SBP). The program states that "SBP may present as excessive use of pornography, inappropriate touching, or other compulsive sexual behaviors." In addition to sexual issues, Oxbow Academy states that ...

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Redcliff Ascent Wilderness Program

Redcliff Ascent Wilderness Program (1993-present) Enterprise, UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Redcliff Ascent Wilderness Program is an Ascent Company behavior-modification program which has operated since 1993. It is marketed as a Wilderness Therapy Program for troubled teenagers aged 13-17. Their website states that RCA enrolls teenagers with a history of one or more of the following: Adoption Issues, Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Compulsive Disorder, Depression, Emotional Disorders, Failure to Launch, Family ...

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Rivendell of Utah

Rivendell of Utah (1986-1997) West Jordan, UT Psychiatric Hospital History and Background Information Rivendell of Utah (also called Rivendell Psychiatric Hospital of Utah) was a behavior-modification program that opened sometime in 1986. It originally was opened as a psychiatric hospital that specialized in the treatment of "sexual impulse disorders", namely, homosexuality. Rivendell was known to practice conversion therapy on LGBTQ+ residents, including horrific methods of shock therapy and aversion therapy. Rivendell had a maximum enrollment of 80 teenages, and ...

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ROOTs Transition

ROOTs Transition (2021-present) Park City, UT History and Background Information ROOTs Transition is a behavior-modification program that opened in June of 2021. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls (14-18) who are struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, school failure, family conflict, history of PTSD, medically stable eating disorders, drug use, promiscuity or personality disorder traits. The program's average length of stay is reportedly between 6 and 9 months, and its tuition is reportedly ...

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Second Nature Entrada

Second Nature Entrada (2004-2014) Santa Clara, UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Second Nature Entrada was a behavior-modification program that opened in 2004. It was marketed as a Wilderness Therapy Program for teenagers (13-17) who are struggling with range of emotional and behavioral issues including depression, learning differences, oppositional defiance, attention deficit, attachment, and substance abuse disorders. Founders and Notable Staff Program Structure The teenagers are separated into numbered groups of between 8 and 10 teenagers each. Like ...

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Second Nature Uintas

Second Nature Uintas (1998-present) Duchesne, UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Second Nature Uintas is a behavior-modification program that was founded in 1998. It is marketed as a Wilderness Therapy Program for troubled teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17. The program states that it accepts teenagers with a history of the following: mental health issues, trauma, behavioral problems, developmental issues, oppositional defiance, substance abuse/dependence, learning disabilities, academic issues, attachment issues and relational difficulties. SN reports that ...

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Star Guides Wilderness Therapy

Star Guides Wilderness Therapy (2013-present) St. George, UT Wilderness Program History and Background Information Star Guides Wilderness Therapy is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2013. It is marketed as a Wilderness Program specializing in teenagers (13-17) who are struggling with problems related to innapropriate sexual behaviors, pornography addiction, technology addiction, "reckless" online behaviors, inappropriate touching or other compulsive sexual/relational behavior issues. The program has a maximum enrollment of 30 teens, who are divided into smaller, single-sex groups of ...

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Storm Ridge Ranch

Storm Ridge Ranch (1986-present) Monroe/Marysvale, UT Residential Treatment Center/Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Storm Ridge Ranch (also referred to as Storm Ridge School and SRS Education) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 1986. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for troubled teenagers between the ages of 12 and 18. The program states that it enrolls teenagers with a history of any of the following: Dual Diagnosis – Co-occuring Issues, Anxiety, ADD, ADHD, ODD, Substance ...

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Sundance Canyon Academy

Sundance Canyon Academy (2006-present) Herriman/Draper, UT History and Background Information Sundance Canyon Academy is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2006. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys (13-17) who primarily struggle with substance abuse/addictions and other co-occurring emotional/behavioral disorders such as depression, anxiety, executive functioning, family discord, social skills, low self-esteem, and academic or developmental difficulties. The program has a maximum enrollment of 16 boys, and the average length of stay is reported to ...

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SunHawk Academy

SunHawk Academy (1996-2011) St. George, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information SunHawk Academy (also called SunHawk Adolescent Recovery Center) was an Aspen Education Group behavior-modification program that opened in 1996. It was marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenagers (13-17) who struggled with a variety of challenges such as defiance, substance abuse issues, running away, academic difficulties, low self-esteem, lack of motivation, poor interpersonal communication, running away from home, being physically aggressive, stealing, sexual promiscuity, poor ...

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Sunrise RTC

Sunrise RTC (2000-present) Hurricane, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Sunrise RTC (also called Sunrise Academy) is an Embark Behavioral Health/InnerChange behavior-modification program. The program originally opened in 2000 as "Sunrise Girl's Home". It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenaged girls between the ages of 13 and 17. Sunrise claims to treat girls with a history of the following: trauma, chemical dependency, mental illness, depression, anxiety and, or low self-esteem. Sunrise has a maximum ...

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Telos RTC

Telos RTC (2004-present) Orem, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Telos RTC is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2004. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage boys (assigned at birth) between the ages of 13 and 17. It claims to help boys dealing with depression, anxiety, social problems, executive function needs, and learning differences. Telos has a maximum enrollment of 48 and the average length of stay is reported to be around 11 ...

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Three Points Center

Three Points Center (2014-present) La Verkin/Hurricane, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Three Points Center is a WWASP-affiliated behavior modification that was founded in 2014 by Dr. Norm Thibault. While Three Points Center was not opened under WWASP, it is very likely to be affiliated with WWASP as it employs many former WWASP employees. Three Points is marketed as a co-ed Residential Treatment Center for adopted teenagers aged 12 - 17. They report that the average length ...

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Turn-About Ranch

Turn-About Ranch (1989-present) Escalante, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Turn-About Ranch is an Aspen Education Group behavior-modification program founded in 1989. It is marketed as a "high-impact" Residential Treatment program for teenagers aged 13-17. TAR states that it enrolls teenagers with the following diagnoses/behaviors: "Abuse (physical, emotional, or sexual), Adjustment Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Attachment Disorder, Attention/Hyperactivity Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Eating Disorder, Impulse Control Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Parent-Child Relational Problem (including adoption), Personality Disorder, Sleep ...

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Turnabout/Stillwater Academy

Turnabout/Stillwater Academy (1988-present) South Jordan, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Turnabout/Stillwater Academy is Straight Inc. spin-off a behavior-modification program which was founded in 1988. It was originally opened under the name "Turnabout Academy", but its name was changed to "Stillwater Academy" in 2001 in order to lessen confusion with Turn-About Ranch, another behavior-modification program. It is marketed as a small Residential Treatment Center for troubled teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17. Stillwater states that ...

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Uinta Academy

Uinta Academy (2003-present) Wellsville, UT Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Uinta Academy (also called Uinta RTC) is a Family Help & Wellness behavior-modification program which opened in 2003. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenage girls between the ages of 12 and 17. Uinta Academy claims to treat girls dealing with depression, anxiety, adoption issues, peer, child and/or parent conflicts, low self-esteem, manipulation, school failure, attention deficit, physical or sexual abuse, reactive attachment, borderline ...

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Newport Academy

Newport Academy (2008-present) CA, CT, VA, UT, WA History and Background Information Newport Academy is a network of behavior-modification programs that was founded in May of 2008. The programs are marketed as a Residential Treatment Centers for teenagers and young adults (12-24) who struggle with a variety of behavoiral and emotional challenges, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders, insecurity/low self-esteem, self-harm, and more. Each of the program have a maximum enrollment of between 6 and 40 teens, depeding ...

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Timber Ridge School

Timber Ridge School (1970-present) Cross Junction, VA Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Timber Ridge School (formerly known as Leary Educational Foundation) is a behavior-modification program that opened in 1970. It is marketed as a Therapeutic Boarding School for boys (10-18) who are dealing with challenges such as emotional distress, attachment and trauma-related behavior, social maladjustment, or non-compliant behavioral disorders, poor attention spans, hyper vigilance, legal issues, substance abuse, authority conflicts, disrupted peer and/or family relationships, and inadequate ...

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Morning Star Boys Ranch

Morning Star Boys Ranch (1956-present) Spokane, WA Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Morning Star Boys Ranch is a behavior modification program that opened in 1956. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for boys (6-13.5) who are in the foster system and require therapeutic treatment for a variety of emotional/behavioral challenges. The maximum enrollment is reported to be around 25 boys, and the average length of stay is presently unknown. Morning Star Boys Ranch is located ...

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Newport Academy

Newport Academy (2008-present) CA, CT, VA, UT, WA History and Background Information Newport Academy is a network of behavior-modification programs that was founded in May of 2008. The programs are marketed as a Residential Treatment Centers for teenagers and young adults (12-24) who struggle with a variety of behavoiral and emotional challenges, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders, insecurity/low self-esteem, self-harm, and more. Each of the program have a maximum enrollment of between 6 and 40 teens, depeding ...

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Academy Programs

Academy Programs (2002-present) Fairmont, WV Residential Treatment Centers History and Background Information The Academy Programs is a company which operates three behavior-modification programs in West Virginia. The programs are marketed as Residential Treatment Centers for teenagers (12-17) dealing with ADHD, Depression, Conduct Disorder, Substance Abuse, Adjustment Disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Disruptive Behavior Disorder, or co-occurring issues. All three programs are located on the same road, Crosswinds Dr, Fairmont, WV 26554. The programs are located extremely close to the airport ...

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Alldredge Academy

Alldredge Academy (1999-2008) Davis, WV Wilderness/Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Alldredge Academy (later called Alldredge Wilderness Journey and the Ayne Institute) was a behavior-modification program that opened in 1999. It was marketed as a Therapeutic Wilderness and Boarding School program for teenagers (13-18) who are "angry, defiant, rebellious, deceitful, manipulative, entitled, sad, impulsive, unreasonable, ill-tempered, adrift, isolated, depressed, anxious, loving and loveable." The average length of stay varied throughout the program's existence, but was typically between 60 ...

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Greenbrier Academy for Girls

Greenbrier Academy for Girls (2007-present) Pence Springs, WV Therapeutic Boarding School History and Background Information Greenbrier Academy for Girls is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2007. It is marketed as a Therapeutic Boarding School for teenage girls (14-18) who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, drug abuse, adoption issues, ADHD/ADD, ODD, etc. The program has a maximum enrollment of 54 girls, and the average length of stay is reported to be between 12 and 18 months. The tuition ...

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Meadowlark Academy

Meadowlark Academy (2016-present) Cheyenne, WY Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Meadowlark Academy is a Rite of Passage behavior-modification program that opened in 2016. It is marketed as a Residential Treatment Center for teenagers who are referred to the program by local juvenile courts and social service agencies. The program has a maximum enrollment of 40 teens, and the average length of stay is presently unknown. Meadowlark Academy is located at 3304 I-80 Service Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009. ...

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Triangle Cross Boys Ranch

Triangle Cross Boys Ranch (2012-present) Powell, WY Christian Therapeutic Ranch & School History and Background Information Triange Cross Boys Ranch (formerly known as Mount Carmel Youth Ranch) is a behavior modification program that opened in 2012. It is marketed as a Christian Therapeutic Ranch & School for pre-teen and teenage boys (10-17) who are struggling with mild to moderate emotional and behavioral problems, low self-esteem, defiance, academic underachievement, substance abuse issues, and/or family conflict. The program's maximum enrollment is ...

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Trinity Teen Solutions

Trinity Teen Solutions (2002-present) Powell, WY Catholic Residential Treatment Center History and Background Information Trinity Teen Solutions is a behavior-modification program that opened in 2002. It is marketed as a Catholic Residential Treatment Center for teenager girls (12-17) who struggle with a variety of emotional or behavior challenges, including depression, low self-esteem, grief/loss, negative peer influence, underachievement, rebelliousness, anger, defiance, impulsivity, and hyperactive behaviors. The average length of stay is reportedly between 8 and 12 months, and the cost ...

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