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Inclusive Education Project Podcast

Apr 3, 2018

If you’ve wondered about the benefits of residential treatment centers for children but haven’t had the opportunity to really investigate whether these programs could be helpful for your child, then this is a great episode. We’re joined by Jamie Murphy and Angela Johnson from Solstice Residential Treatment Center in Utah. 

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What We Cover In This Episode:

  • What is the function of residential treatment centers?
  • Why ensuring children are in the least restrictive environment is key
  • What is the Wilderness treatment program?
  • Do residential treatment programs differ from boarding schools?
  • How can parents support children when they’re struggling with various issues instead of brushing it under the rug
  • Can a child’s “deficit” be their superpower instead?
  • What does a typical day for a child at a residential treatment center look like?
  • Our guests share their favorite memories working at their RTC


COPAA – Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates

Wilderness Treatment Center 


Contact Information

Jamie Murphy – Academic Director

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