All Kinds of News for August 09, 2017
Valley View School is pleased to announce that Dr. Jared Tonks has assumed the position of Clinical Director. Jared earned his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Idaho State University, where he previously earned his Master of Counseling degree. Jared earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Brigham Young University. Dr. Tonks' career has spanned over 15 years in wilderness therapy programs, therapeutic schools and consultation practices.
Dr. Thomas Nowak, Executive Director, said, "It is exciting to have a clinician of his caliber joining our team. He is a skilled clinician, with a professional concentration on family therapy, adolescent development, understanding and managing at-risk behavior, and a focus on family unification strategies." Jared adds, "My family is excited to be part of the Valley View community and sees the move to Massachusetts as a wonderful adventure."
About Valley View School
Valley View School, founded in 1970, is a private therapeutic boarding school serving boys in grades 6-12. A nonprofit [501(c)3] school with our campus located in the central Massachusetts town of North Brookfield. Our overall program consists of a comprehensive blend of Therapy, Academics, Athletics, Arts and Activities challenging our students emotionally, intellectually and physically. The boys learn self-control and anger management, social skills in order to create and cultivate relationships with peers and adults, while developing compassion, empathy and respect for others and to realize their true potential.