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Academy at Sisters Receive Visit from University of Arizona and Canadian Students

07-21-2009 06:57 PM CET | Science & Education

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Alumni Aiding New Academy at Sisters Students

Alumni Aiding New Academy at Sisters Students

Last week The Academy at Sisters was visited by a student from the University of Arizona and a student from Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada. Both students are past residents of the Academy at Sisters came back to visit their “home away from home” and to assist staff with leading a therapy group to help the current Academy at Sisters students. One of the visiting students is majoring in psychology.

Elana, visiting from the University of Arizona, explained what the Academy at Sisters means to her, “I owe the staff and system at the Academy so much. If I can help any of the current students at the Academy it will only be a partial repayment for all the great mentoring I had while I was here.”

Dr. Julie Schneider added, “These girls graduated from the Academy and are returning to give back, it is such a strong message on the quality of treatment and learning that goes on at the Academy”. Dr. Schneider is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Bend and holds a license in School Psychology. She has recently opened a practice in Bend Oregon.

The Academy at Sisters offers a comprehensive personal growth program that focuses on changing at-risk behaviors.

About the Academy at Sisters
The Academy at Sisters is the northwest’s premier therapeutic boarding school for at-risk girls between the ages of 13-19, located in beautiful Bend, Oregon. The Academy utilizes evidenced based programming, is licensed by the State of Oregon, accredited with the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, and registered with the Oregon Department of Education.

The Academy is also certified to accept girls from other countries through United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The Academy teaches girls to “think about how they think”, and take responsibility for the choices they make.

63325 Silvis Rd, Bend, OR 97701, United States
For more information on the Academy please contact Chesley or Denise at 1.800.910.0412. www.academyatsisters.org

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