Novitas Academy believes that sports and healthy, energetic, extra-curricular activities play a very important part in one’s mental health. When people are actively engaged in physical exercise their body releases endorphins that can make them feel happy and more content. Competitive sports and regular exercise can help […]
Benchmark has partnered with Dr. Phil’s Path to Recovery and integrated this groundbreaking virtual reality (VR) therapy program, which is designed to help reduce recidivism and improve overall outcomes for residential substance abuse and chemical dependency treatment. Developed by Dr. Phil McGraw and Jay McGraw, and recently […]
What is the single most important factor of survival or attribute of a survivor?
Novitas students enjoyed this Project Based Learning lesson on survival. They first studied Aron Ralston.
Aron Ralston is the young man that had to cut off his forearm to free himself from a […]
Oxbow Academy is a residential treatment center that specializes in treating teenage boys ages 12-18 with sexual issues for 10 years now
Oxbow Academy is a program that is constantly working towards improvement and how we can better meet the needs of our families. We have recognized a need to have an in-house accessible tool to properly measure the progress of our students, aside from the YOQ, which is […]
A multitude of recent studies strengthen the case for dogs in therapy and one innovative behavioral health organization has taken the use of canines to a whole other level. A new groundbreaking study to investigate how dog brains process speech has revealed canines care about both what we […]
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Facility on ranch in Birdseye, Utah, helps teens with sexual behavior problems
BIRDSEYE, UTAH, Sept. 19, 2016 – One of the region’s leaders in the treatment of adolescent sexual behavior problems is welcoming a new addition to its leadership team.
Kaizen Academy, a residential treatment program […]
Pacific Quest is pleased to announce students now have the opportunity to complete seven academic courses for a total of four high school credits.
The provides students with methods for understanding biopsychological, developmental, and cognitive functioning in humans, as well as individual and group variations in behavior.