Timber Ridge Preparatory School For Girls

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Timber Ridge Preparatory School For Girls was behavior modification program marketed as a boarding school.

It was located near Clark Fork in Idaho <ref>The facility on Google maps</ref>

They could detain 21 girls aged between 13 and 17<ref name="p">IS TIMBER RIDGE RIGHT FOR MY DAUGHTER? - Here's What We Have To Offer..., Program homepage</ref>.

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The program had 4 levels. All levels ended with a workshop. A key component was the use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) <ref name=p/>.

The 4 levels were named:

  • Awareness and Acceptance
  • Determination
  • Vision
  • Empowerment

A level was calculated to last 3 months, but it depended off how much progress the staff member made the girl and the parents believe , the teenager had achieved.


They were accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NAAS) <ref name=p/>.


December 2009 it was annouced that they would close the program at the end of the year 2009 <ref>Timber Ridge to Close at End of Year, a press-release on strugglingteens.com - industry marketings firm</ref>

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