Elk Mountain Academy
Elk Mountain Academy is a behavior modification facility located near Clark Fork, Idaho .
The program was founded in 1994 and they are able to detain 25 boys aged 13 to 18 for about 12 months .
The founder of the program is a former addict .
They use a level system and also make use of the critizised 12-step system.
The their book they state the conditions for release are:
When the teenager about to be released, he has to sign a home contract which outlines the conditions he is going to live by in order to be allowed into his own childhome.
In the news
March 2008 he was given an up to five years prison sentence 
- Info: Program homepage
- Info: Review of the program by a referral company (FamilyLight)
- Info: A number of articles about the industry around Sandpoint, one of them "TROUBLED HOMES ACADEMIES FOR WAYWARD YOUTHS HAVE THEIR OWN PROBLEMS WITH RULES" mentions the facility.
- Info: Elk Mountain Academy on Facebook
- Forum: Elk Mountain Academy, a thread on Fornits Webforum
- The facility on Google maps
- Program data on NATSAP
- Carls book - from the homepage of the program
- Is it just adolescent angst, or something more?, by Sharon Jayson, USA Today October 1, 2007
- Therapist charged in sexual abuse case, 70-year-old accused of molesting 2 students, By Taryn Brodwater, Spokeman Review, June 1, 2007
- Therapist faced scrutiny as priest, Jailed counselor left Franciscans, By Taryn Brodwater, Spokesman Review, June 5, 2007
- Counselor Sentenced for Sexual Misconduct, KXLY, March 25, 2008 (Re-print from Bishop-Accountability)