All Kinds of News for January 13, 2021
Wingate Wilderness Therapy has offered academic credit for many years and has now made the decision to absorb the cost of credits instead of passing the investment on to parents. COVID-19 has left families and teenagers the need to adjust to a continually changing world. Receiving and obtaining academic instruction and academic credit has continued to stand out as an area of concern for all families who are enrolling in the wilderness therapy program.
While at Wingate, students are able to earn 6 half credits in Health and Fitness, Consumer Science -Nutrition, Outdoor Education, Environmental Science, Language Arts, Consumer Science -Teen Living. Each student enrolled has the opportunity to earn the credits offered after completing at least 60 days of the Wingate wilderness therapy program. Wingate’s Executive Director, Shayne Gallagher, states “families are in need of help more now than ever before and as a program, we are constantly looking for ways to lighten the load” for a family. The goal is absorbing these costs is to continually evolve to meet the needs of the students and families who enroll at Wingate and adjust to the creativity to the changing world,
WinGate Wilderness Therapy is a therapeutic wilderness program located in southern Utah, in the Grand Staircase National Monument. The program provides personalized treatment for teens, ages 14-17; and young adults, ages 18 and over. WinGate passionately provides the best clinical service and highest quality of care in treating those who are struggling and need support. WinGate specializes in treating a range of issues, including (but not limited to): depression, anxiety, trauma, attachment, failure to launch, substance abuse, and mal-coping mechanisms. WinGate believes that establishing a respectful, and caring relationship with clients, allows for dynamic and lasting growth.