Oxbow Academy Honors Julie Anderson, HR Director


Oxbow Academy is honoring a wonderful woman who is passionate about helping the families and students she works with. Julie Anderson originally started at Oxbow Academy in 2013, as a mentor, and moved up to become a shift supervisor. Eventually, she was asked to be our family service director for many reasons. She not only…

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Oxbow Academy Honors Accounting and Supportive Staff


Who Runs the World? Girls! While Oxbow Academy may have many behind the scenes superheroes, we want to recognize a group of women who do a lot for our program. They are the ones who are taking care of the less thrilling, but necessary, number crunching, essential finances, relationships with parents, employee relations, benefits management,…

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Oxbow Academy Honors Doris Brunson, West Campus Residential Coordinator


Oxbow Academy Honors Doris Brunson, West Campus Residential Coordinator Alan Kendall, our Residential Director, along with our Administrative team, is honoring the dedication and hard work Doris Brunson has done for Oxbow Academy. Alan states, “Doris just reached her eight-year mark here at Oxbow. She has had many titles over the past eight years and…

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Deseret News Article on Troubled Teen Treatment

Oxbow Troubled Teen

Have you ever wondered why there are so many residential treatment centers in Utah? A very informative article written in The Deseret News about Troubled Teen Treatment, explains why this is so.  Brent Hall, the Executive Director at one of our sister companies, Discovery Academy, along with Jenny Wilder, founder of All Kinds of Therapy, were both interviewed…

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Oxbow Honors Deborah Dahl for Staff Excellence

Deborah Dahl employee spotlight

This month Oxbow honors Deborah Dahl for staff excellence! We are excited to show our gratitude for our employee Deborah Dahl, who is our Office Manager at West Campus. Debbie grew up locally in Sanpete County, and has never left since. She had many opportunities to move away, yet she stayed around to help  her…

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Strengthening Relationships – Parent Seminar

February Parent Seminar- Strengthening Relationships Every year Oxbow Academy does three informative parent seminars. Our parents have the opportunity to visit our campus to attend a presentation, participate in parent support groups, attend parent-teacher conferences, an equine experiential activity, and participate in family therapy sessions with their son and his therapist. This February, Shawn Brooks,…

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Happy New Year from Oxbow Academy!

Happy new year from Oxbow Academy

Happy New Year from Oxbow Academy! This beautiful picture captures a breath-taking moment of some of our mares running with the stallion. As a new year begins our thoughts turn to resolutions and change. In the equine program, the beginning of a new year brings us closer to spring, summer, warmer weather and our favorite…

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Teens exemplify happiness – skipping past a bowling score

Oxbow Therapy bowling

by Julie Anderson, Family Services Director Oxbow Academy Residential Treatment Program I LOVE bowling! Unfortunately, I don’t take time to do it as often as I would like. Ahhhh, life! It seems to get in the way when you’re making other plans! So the other day we took some of our students bowling. Knowing some…

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Rock Climbing in Maple Canyon – a new challenge!

Julie Maple Mountain Rock climb face

By: Julie Anderson, Oxbow Academy In November, we went rock climbing with the boys in Maple Canyon (Often referred to as one of the best places to rock climb in Utah, attracting climbers from all over the world. – Read More about Maple Canyon here. ) I knew we had a fun day ahead of…

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