Waterfall Canyon Academy

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Current status Open
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Checked December 24, 2010
Open.gif Opened 2006

Waterfall Canyon Academy is a common name for a number of group homes targeting so-called at-risk teenagers and young adults.

They have a number of branches around the town of Ogden in Utah.

Most stay in the program for 16 months [1]


As of December 2010 they had the following branches [2]:

  • OakGrove North Campus - Boys Residential Program
  • Independent Living Program - for Young Adult Males
  • OakGrove South Campus - Boys Residential Program
  • OakGrove South Campus - Girls Residential Program
  • OakGrove School - Washington Campus
  • OakGrove School - Jefferson Campus
  • OakGrove Transition Program

Program structure

They utilize the use of Aggression Replacement Training (ART). The three core components are:

  • Skill-streaming
  • Anger management
  • Moral reasoning

Education

They have their own internal school with average class sizes between 4 and 7. It is stated on the homepage that they are accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools

Communication

On the Common question page of the facility it is stated [3]:

  • Unlimited letters to and from the student (US mail and e-mail)
  • Students have two 15 minutes outgoing telephone calls each week
  • Parents may call the student for two 15 minutes phone calls, at designated times each week
  • Parents may call anytime and speak with a designated program representative

All visitation has to be approved by the staff. During the first 30 days visits can only take place at the campus. After 30 days off-campus visits are allowed. Home visits can be approved after 4 months.

External Links

Info pages

Message boards

References

  1. Datasheet at NATSAP
  2. Photo gallery, homepage of the facility
  3. Common questions, homepage of the facility