Category Archives: Research

IECA Conference Presentation: Alleviating the Perception of Coercion and Eliciting Autonomous Motivation During the Admission Process

On Friday, May 8th, 2015, our founder–Clinton J. Hardy–and Dr. Neal Christensen had the opportunity to present, Alleviating the Perception of Coercion and Eliciting Autonomous Motivation During the Admission Process, at the IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association) Conference in Baltimore, MD. We would especially like to express our gratitude to the educational consultants and program representatives who attended […]

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Research Update: Recent Inquiry into Adolescents’ Perception of Negative Admission Pressures in Wilderness Therapy

Recent Inquiry into Adolescents’ Perception of Negative Admission Pressures in Wilderness Therapy In April 2014, I concluded a one-year data collection project of 76 adolescents entering a wilderness therapy program in Utah. In order to increase the access of my findings, I have included the most… Access and read full linkedin article here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140930184403-3557384-recent-inquiry-into-adolescents-perception-of-negative-admission-pressures-in-wilderness-therapy?published=t

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Research Awareness Among Adolescent Transport & Youth Treatment Services is Essential

It is essential that any adolescent treatment service, especially an adolescent or youth transport service, to be aware of the research that pertains to the populations of adolescents, teens, and in some cases adults, they are providing therapeutic services. Transport and treatment services should also be familiar with the research as it pertains directly to […]

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Dispelling The Accusations & Myths Associated With NATSAP Adolescent Treatment Programs Through Research

Research may be the crux to the future success of the private adolescent treatment industry, especially..

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2012 Study Suggests An Adolescent’s Readiness to Change When Entering Wilderness Treatment May Not Impact Long-term Outcomes

Bettmann, Russell, & Parry discussed that adolescent treatment coercion can sometimes involve an adolescent literally being escorted by a third-party service (e.g., youth transport service) into treatment via physical force or implied intimidation..

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Negative Pressures and Adolescent Treatment Admission Reactions

A current research study by Clinton Hardy (NST founder) is indicating that certain procedures, particularly those involving negative coercive pressures, significantly relate with adverse affective reactions, or attitudes, at the time of entering a youth/teen treatment program..

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JTSP Publication – Adolescent Treatment Coercion

Clinton Hardy published an article “Adolescent Treatment Coercion” in the Journal of Therapeutic Schools & Programs (JTSP) 2011 volume. Clint’s article raises awareness to the deficit of empirical research design regarding coercive treatment and argues the need for it as the industry moves forward.  Resultant of his publication, there is at least one empirical study […]

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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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