All Kinds of News for January 10, 2018
Alpine Academy is proud to announce the election of Christian Egan to the Board of Directors for the National Association of Therapeutic Schools And Programs (NATSAP). The NATSAP Board is comprised of individuals from member programs who are elected into their positions and volunteer their time and abilities to the betterment of NATSAP and its members.
Since its founding in 1999, NATSAP has become a renowned association dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families by providing guidance and support to its members. NATSAP has over 175 member programs, plus dozens of individual and affiliate members, in more than 30 states around the country, as well as some international programs. NATSAP establishes guidelines for ethics and best practices, holds members to certain standards of care, conducts extensive research into the effectiveness of member programs, and provides government representation to increase understanding of and provide a voice in legislation that directly impacts programs and treatment in the mental health field.
Christian began working for Alpine Academy in 2006. With more than 11 years in his role as Admissions Director, Christian has shown extreme dedication and concern to the hundreds of families that have turned to Alpine for help and the many professionals that have referred those families. Christian’s significant impact has directly influenced Alpine’s growth and establishment as one of the premier residential treatment centers in the country. Alpine Academy is grateful to be able to share Christian with NATSAP and is confident his experience and wisdom will continue to be a force for good.
About Alpine Academy
Alpine Academy is a licensed residential treatment center for girls ages 12-18 located in Utah. Students struggle with emotional disturbances that are severe enough to prevent them from going to school successfully. Alpine is a fully accredited school with dual-endorsed teachers at the front of every classroom. Therapy is built into the school day. It is a nationally certified Teaching Family Model treatment program. The students live in homes with married couples, Family Teachers.