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Cultivating Compassion to Create Greater Connection

By Emily Fritz | June 12, 2018

Our world has never been more connected. We connect with each other via our phones, social media, instant messaging, facetime – whenever we want, wherever we want.


Revising The Student-Teacher Dynamic

By Emily Fritz | April 18, 2016

How students show up to school reflects how students show up to life and at DWT we use relationships to foster the change in how students show up.


DWT Obtains Accreditation by Association of Experiential Education (AEE).

By Emily Fritz | February 2, 2016

Deschutes Wilderness Therapy ( DWT ) West Coast is pleased to announce that they have been granted accreditation by the Association for Experiential Education (AEE).


Community Integration & Adventure Education

By Emily Fritz | July 30, 2015

Community integration and Adventure education help students grow relationships and personally.


Deschutes Wilderness Therapy, Oregon- Enrolling Adolescent Girls Now

By Emily Fritz | July 23, 2015

Deschutes Wilderness Therapy is pleased to announce that it is now enrolling adolescent girls in it’s Oregon program.


Trauma-informed practices mandatory for all public schools

By Emily Fritz | July 15, 2015

A groundbreaking public health study that discovered that childhood trauma leads to the adult onset of chronic diseases, depression and other mental illness, violence and being a victim of violence.

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