All Kinds of News for June 06, 2018
Gem Academy is proud to announce their clinical director, Stacie MacArthur M.Ed, LPC, CCTS has received the distinction of Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist by the International Association of Trauma Professionals. This is a continuation of the already strong commitment Stacie has had over the last 15 years in the areas of trauma and neuropsychology. She is also a member of the Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. “We couldn’t be more proud to have such a dedicated and driven professional like Stacie leading our clinical department at Gem” states Jim Hershey, Executive Director of Gem Academy.
“A lot of people aren’t necessarily aware of the high rate of sexual abuse with adolescent girls who struggle with obesity. By some estimates it's two to three times the national average. We feel like it is our responsibility to not only continue to advance our sophistication in trauma treatment with our population but also to educate and advocate on behalf of our students and families.”
About Gem Academy
Gem Academy is a solution based program for adolecent girls who struggle wih obesity. The format is that of a year-round boarding school with a curriculum inclusive of high-school general studies, nutrition and culinary, fitness, therapy, community service and experiential learning.