Monthly Archives: September 2011

Anderson Cooper Show Looking for Troubled Teenage Girl and Mother

Anderson Cooper Show looking for Troubled Teenage Girl and Mother to appear on show this Friday! Please contact New Start Transports immediately…

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Clinton Hardy’s Article to be Published in The Journal of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (JTSP)

As a recent update, President, Clinton Hardy, of New Start Transports recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (JTSP), also referred to as the NATSAP Journal.  Clint’s article encompasses the widely debated topic of treatment coercion among adolescent populations within the United States.  While several possible assertions […]

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NATWC Staff Training/Counselor Certification

The National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camping (NATWC) will be holding a two-day intensive training for staff working in therapeutic wilderness or residential settings.  This counselor training will be held October 24th and 25th in Henderson, North Carolina.  The cost of attending ranges from $270-$300 per person and includes room $ board and all training. […]

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Vao Tiatia KSL News Interview – Polynesian Service

To view the news clip on KSL, please click here: Vao Tiatia, Artist for Vaopele Design and Transport Interventionist for New Start Transports is recognized by KSL for his art, culture, and contributions to youth within his community.  The Tiatia family has a history of polynesian culture and serving youth within the community.  To view […]

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American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) Conference

The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) Annual Conference will be held July 19-21, 2012 at the Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Florida. The AMHCA is a professional membership organization of more than 6,000 mental health counselors.  In additional to mental health therapists, the following industries also attend their conferences: Addiction Recovery Centers Military Recruiters […]

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Stress Management…

So, how do we stop merely surviving and start actually living? I’d like to prescribe a cognitive behavioral intervention that is in the family of meditation. As breathing is getting in touch with your body, meditation is getting in touch with your mind and soul (yes, we all have a soul—I won’t go into that […]

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The National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camping (NATWC) Conference

The 2011 National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camping (NATWC) Annual Training Conference is scheduled to be held in Nashville, Tennessee September 18-20 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. NATWC is a professional membership organization that includes a variety of therapeutic wilderness and outdoor exploration/adventure programs throughout the United States.  According to the NATWC website, its purpose […]

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Three Effective Habits of Highly Imperfect Parents

I have a confession to make. It may come as a surprise to many but I feel the need to come clean. I’m not a perfect parent. There, I said it! Now that your jaw is on the floor, perhaps I should confess everything else. Sometimes I…

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Preventive Care: Lessons Learned as a Boy Scout

I don’t know about you, but every so often I feel the need to purchase a ticket to ride the “Memory Lane Express”. The past is an interesting professor. It reminds us of choices and events that cannot change but its syllabus does adjust as we age and mature. Recently, I enrolled myself into the […]

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IECA Fall Conference – 2011

This year’s IECA Fall Conference for Therapeutic and Behavioral Schools and Programs and the educational consultants that serve at-risk adolescent and young adult populations will be held November 10-12 (Thursday – Saturday) in Dallas, Texas.  The IECA website does not indicate the hotel information unless the participant completes the registration form.  To register for this […]

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