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What Is Psychological Testing?

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After reading this blog, you will better understand the basics of psychological assessment, who administers psychological testing, the subspecialties of psychological testing and what sort of testing you or your child might need. […]

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Substance Use & the DSM-5: How to Differentiate Problematic Use

Substance use is not an uncommon phenomenon. According to the CDC, around 50 percent of the population over the age of 12 have tried alcohol in the last month, 13 percent have used an “illicit drug”, and 12 percent have used marijuana. This trend is relatively consistent throughout the years […]

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Transporting A ‘Troubled Teen’ To Utah – Not Without a License!

updated November 2023 Good news out of the state of Utah. Utah has a new code requiring Youth Transporation Companies (“Teen Transport,” “Involuntary Youth Transport,” “Being Gooned”) to register with the Office of Licensing and submit to criminal background screenings for all transporters. Office of Licensing Rule R501-1-26(7) to register with the Office of Licensing […]

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Why Parents Should Look For Accreditation When Seeking a Therapeutic Treatment Program – 7 Reasons

When a parent/caregiver makes a decision on a treatment resource for their child, one reinforcer of quality and safety is national accreditation. […]

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Opinion: Navigating Difficult Times in the Treatment & Transition Industry

Navigating Difficult Times in the Treatment and Transition Industry

I started All Kinds of Therapy (AKoT) because I believe in the transformative experience of high-quality behavioral healthcare to save and change lives. I also believe in transparency and education, continuous improvement, and that well-informed decisions lead to better outcomes for everyone involved. I wanted the facts about treatment programs to be available to families, […]

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The Intersection of Faith and Teen Residential Treatment: Christian Treatment Options

The Intersection of Faith and Teen Residential Treatment: Christian Treatment Options Blog Post

This article is the first of a five-part series exploring the question “Why not Christian Treatment?” There are some good reasons to use it, and some good reasons not to. This series will delve into what’s available for Christians and when is the right time to combine faith and treatment. […]

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Oregon State Bill 749: How and Why to Register

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A new law in Oregon (SB 749) requires Independent Education Consultants (Therapeutic Consultants) to register with the State of Oregon as a ‘Registered Referral Source.’ This law is only tied to adolescent treatment programs in OR. […]

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COVID Vaccination Rates Boarding Schools, Hospitals, Treatment, Gap Programs

Parents and referring professionals are looking for Covid management data too. Why? To assist with a family’s research, insight, information gathering, in this ever-changing world that we live in, regardless of the age of their child and setting. […]

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Before Hiring a Teen Transport, Read This

“Involuntary Enrollment” aka “Teen Transport” aka “Being Gooned” This blog post is designed to address, in a non-judgemental and fact-based manner, the subject of non-consensual enrollments in behavioral healthcare settings for underage minors and the escorted transports which are often utilized to facilitate those enrollments. This is a controversial topic, and for many, an extremely […]

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What is an Educational Consultant or Therapeutic Consultant?

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The term “Educational Consultant” harkens back to the early days of placements in traditional prep schools and elite colleges. The vocation now includes Therapeutic Consultants, Behavioral Health Consultants, Interventionists or simply Referring Professionals. […]

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