All Kinds of News for March 07, 2018
Chris Black is joining Corner Canyon as Outreach Director. Chris has a wealth of experience working in the industry in many capacities, including Admissions and Outreach roles in residential treatment Centers, Nursing and in Wilderness Therapy. In addition to working with Corner Canyon, Chris is also continuing work towards a doctorate in Psychiatric Nursing and maintains an intense outdoor adventure schedule.
Corner Canyon is excited to have Chris on the team and to learn from him as the program grows. He adds a depth of knowledge of systems of care in residential treatment, has an organizational focus, and many years of helping programs grow by providing excellent and caring work with clients and their families as they enter treatment, often for the first time.
Along with therapeutic and logistical models, Chris has a wide array of knowledge and expertise in outdoor areas like rock climbing and canyoneering, skiing, snowboarding, peak bagging, trail running, photography, motocross, and boating (Lake Powell is a favorite destination). He is an amazing teacher of these skills to staff, clients, Educational Consultants and friends, sharing his time with them eagerly. Chris has a son and a daughter; they are his world. He practices yoga, the mindfulness component grounds him, and his religion is Love. He enjoys travel as long as it includes new cultures and people, otherwise it is just “travel”. Chris has managed a humanitarian clothing donation program for the last 12 years, gathering and donating clothing to single parent homes and immigrant communities.
About Corner Canyon Recovery
Corner Canyon Recovery, a 16 bed, trauma informed, adult, co-ed with gender specific programming, dual-diagnosis, holistic Residential Treatment Center in a large attractive home in Draper, UT opened in November, 2017.