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Moving Beyond Sexual Trauma

Today was a day that makes all the stressful and frustrating days at work worth it. Today one of my clients successfully transitioned from our program. He had been here for just over a year. When I first met with him, he had little hope and displayed...
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Progress and Troubled Teens

Sometimes our work can seem difficult, frustrating, and sometimes downright impossible. Then one day as we confront a student he reaches down inside himself and finds all that knowledge that we have been trying to teach him for months and it makes your...
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Troubled Teens Play Ball!

On June 29th, we had our monthly bonus activity – the one we have when none of the students have acted out.  After several different activities were thrown on the table we decided on playing softball.  The admissions team, mentors and students...
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Troubled Teens Find Academic Success

Here are some of the comments from a resent Parent Seminar that I wanted to share regarding Oxbow Academics:   “Just wanted you to know that the time we spent with Jacob’s teachers was all we needed.  They were nothing short of fantastic!...
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Sexual Abuse and the Story of DJ

When Brita led the horse out of the trailer I was astounded. I had never seen such a weak, mangy looking animal in my life. I couldn’t believe the horse was able to stand on his own.  His ribs stuck out and his coat was in patches. There were scars...
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Not Your Father’s ‘Playboy’

The Good Men Project, an on-line magazine, recently published a powerful article entitled “Boys and Porn: It Ain’t Your Father’s ‘Playboy'”.   Author Marnia Robinson discusses today’s “super porn” and...
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