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Why a Therapeutic Boarding School?

Reflections by Rick Johnson; Co-founder Almost two decades ago my wife Jan and I shared a meal with two dear friends – Mark Hostetter and Alex Habib.  Our conversation over dinner was about starting a program to help teens.  This … Continue reading

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On the Eve of My Retirement

by Judy Heleva Admissions Director Creeping up on the eve of my retirement, I cannot help but reflect upon my last 13 years spending every workday on the winding roads here in Montana on my way to campus. I chose from … Continue reading

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Clinical Supervision and Individualized Care

“Did you know”, is a monthly e-publication to Summit families that covers various clinical philosophies, standards and practices concerning the treatment and well-being of all students. Summit’s therapeutic team attempt to individualize treatment for each student’s special needs while maintaining … Continue reading

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What are YOU Going to do About It?

Recently Summit Prep said goodbye to Blake, a residential counselor. He is heading back to school to become a teacher. Residential Counselors play a key role in the lives of our students. It is through their support and positive guidance … Continue reading

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A Trek Through Yellowstone with Focus and Purpose

By Sara Smithson MSW Clinical Therapist I’m not one to read too much into omens, but I passed two rainbows and a bald eagle as I drove up the road to Summit to begin our Spring 2016 Challenge Trip, which … Continue reading

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