All Kinds of News for July 11, 2018
The ASPIRE Group, a leading national and international Educational and Therapeutic Consulting practice, recently announced some changes, additions and expansions of its team of experienced and credentialed consultants.
Randi Valerious, J.D., will earn her MSW this month and will be guiding families and their children with substance abuse and addiction disorders.
Emily Jann, B.S., A.C.C., Parent Coach, will support parents transitioning their child from home to treatment programs or to other alternative environments. Emily also assists parents in addressing changes to the family system as their child enters a placement.
Bill Connor, Ph.d, N.C.S.P., L.P.C., continues to serve clients within the United States and internationally as they seek placement and guidance, whether to a traditional school or a residential treatment environment. He is a highly trained School Psychologist with an emphasis in the area of special needs.
Imy Wax, M.S., L.C.P.C., N.B.C.C., CEP, attends to a full complement of clients, continues to provide workshops and lectures, and is currently updating the highly regarded "K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences," published by Random House/Princeton Review with her co-author. The anticipated release of the 14th edition is this Spring.
Jamie Goodman has opened her own consulting practice and we wish her well.
About the Aspire Group
The ASPIRE Group, founded by Imy Wax in 1992 and now entering it's 27th year, is a premier Educational and Therapeutic Consultancy located in Illinois and continues to serve families throughout the United States and Internationally. Imy and her Associates travel over 100,000 miles each year touring schools, programs and numerous away-from-home options for children, adolescents, young adults and adults, personally meeting with their staff. Working directly with families and their support team to develop an individual "master" plan, their extensive understanding of the possibilities available, both locally and at a distance, helps create short-term and long-term goals based on a variety of individual needs of the family system. The Aspire Group’s first-hand knowledge of schools, programs, services and professionals allows them to pinpoint opportunities that enhances the client's educational, social and emotional development. The Aspire Group’s knowledge of Traditional Day and Boarding Schools, Therapeutic Boarding Schools, Residential Treatment Centers, Wilderness Therapy Programs, Colleges, Post-secondary Options, GAP Year programs and summer enrichment is unparalleled.