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Uinta’s Clinical Director Celebrates 18 Years

By admin | December 19, 2022

Bridget Rhoten, LCSW celebrated 18 years with Uinta Academy this year! Bridget started as a family teacher, moved on to be the program director, a primary therapist and now the clinical director. “I love working with our Uinta families! This is very complex work we do, and I believe the most powerful agent of change…

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Hannah Paxton, CSW Now Fully Certified In Equine Assisted Therapy

By admin | November 14, 2022

Uinta Academy therapist Hannah Paxton, CSW recently added to her certifications. After attending the O.K. Corral Training in Pueblo Colorado she is now certified in equine-assisted psychotherapy and processing techniques. While at O.K. she strengthened new techniques with both individual and group equine therapy. Hannah shared, “My experience with horses has opened my eyes to…

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Overnight Trips Give Students Opportunities to Practice New Skills

By admin | October 13, 2022

Uinta Academy finds great value in doing overnight trips and it’s not just the students participating in the excursions. Staff integration, part of the Teaching-Family Model, is a big part of these trips. Therapists, teachers, and direct care staff all participate in hopes of integrating with students and modeling pro-social behavior. Historically, Uinta Academy students…

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Uinta Academy Continues To Evolve, Eliminates Point System

By admin | September 15, 2022

Uinta Academy is evolving and has recently eliminated the point system from the Teaching Family Model in its programming! Earlier this year, Uinta decided that to be in line with their meaningful and impactful relationship approach with students they needed to shift to a more positive and self-monitoring approach, which has replaced the old system.…

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