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The Alpine Academy is a number of group homes with a school school near Erda, Utah
 
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==In the news==
 
==In the news==
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May 11, 2009 a "house parent" was charged with  with four counts of rape, two counts of forcible sodomy and tampering with a witness <Ref>[http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_12386997 'House parent' held for sex with student], By Lindsay Whitehurst, The Salt Lake Tribune, May 16 2009<br>[http://www.fornits.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=27536 Rape, Sodomy, Witness Tampering at Alpine Academy], a thread on Fornits webforum<br>[http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=6501260 Boarding school employee accused of sex with student], KSL5.com, May 15 2009<br>[http://www.deseretnews.com/article/1,5143,705304616,00.html Kaysville man charged with sexual felonies], byJacob Hancock, Deseret News, May 15 2009</Ref>. The facility made a statement where they expressed concern. <Ref>[http://www.strugglingteens.com/artman/publish/AlpineAcademyBN_090608.shtml Statement by Alpine Academy On Staff Arrest], press-release made by Alpine Academy on Strugglingteens.com - an industry marketing firm, June 4 - 2009</Ref>. He was later sentenced to 1 to 15 years <Ref>[http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8202412 Employee of school for troubled teens sentenced for sexual abuse], KSL.com, October 6, 2009</Ref>
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*May 11, 2009 a "house parent" was charged with  with four counts of rape, two counts of forcible sodomy and tampering with a witness <Ref>[http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_12386997 'House parent' held for sex with student], By Lindsay Whitehurst, The Salt Lake Tribune, May 16 2009<br>[http://www.fornits.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=27536 Rape, Sodomy, Witness Tampering at Alpine Academy], a thread on Fornits webforum<br>[http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=6501260 Boarding school employee accused of sex with student], KSL5.com, May 15 2009<br>[http://www.deseretnews.com/article/1,5143,705304616,00.html Kaysville man charged with sexual felonies], byJacob Hancock, Deseret News, May 15 2009</Ref>. The facility made a statement where they expressed concern. <Ref>[http://www.strugglingteens.com/artman/publish/AlpineAcademyBN_090608.shtml Statement by Alpine Academy On Staff Arrest], press-release made by Alpine Academy on Strugglingteens.com - an industry marketing firm, June 4 - 2009</Ref>. He was later sentenced to 1 to 15 years <Ref>[http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8202412 Employee of school for troubled teens sentenced for sexual abuse], KSL.com, October 6, 2009</Ref>
  
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*2011 a girl detained at one of the group homes ran away. She was shot when the police approached her and her boyfriend <ref>[http://www.ksl.com/?sid=24151955 Family of slain teen files wrongful death lawsuit against state], By Emiley Morgan, KSL, February 21 2013</ref>
 
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*Forum: [http://www.topix.com/city/erda-ut/2009/05/alpine-academy-employee-accused-of-raping-student Alpine Academy employee accused of raping student], a thread on Topix.com
 
*Forum: [http://www.topix.com/city/erda-ut/2009/05/alpine-academy-employee-accused-of-raping-student Alpine Academy employee accused of raping student], a thread on Topix.com
  
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Latest revision as of 22:07, 11 February 2017

Information
Current status open
Detainees.gif Capacity 50
Checked February 23 2013
Open.gif Opened 2001

The Alpine Academy is a number of group homes with a school school near Erda, Utah

They have a capacity of a total of 50 girls in the group homes [1].

The stay last between 10 and 12 months [1].

It was founded in 2001 [1].

The parent company is named Utah Youth Village, Inc.[2]. They also run a counseling program for Utah parents [3].

Program structure

Facilities

Alpine Academy is located in a sparsely populated rural community, Erda, near Tooele, Utah.

  • Gene Smith Home [4]
  • Pine Canyon Home
  • Willow Creek Home
  • Oak Ridge Home
  • Cottonwood Grove Home

Each home has alarms monitoring activity in each room [5]

Misc.

The program is on Heal-online's investigation list [6].

In the news

  • A expansion project worries the neighbors [5]
  • May 11, 2009 a "house parent" was charged with with four counts of rape, two counts of forcible sodomy and tampering with a witness [7]. The facility made a statement where they expressed concern. [8]. He was later sentenced to 1 to 15 years [9]
  • 2011 a girl detained at one of the group homes ran away. She was shot when the police approached her and her boyfriend [10]

External Links

Info pages

Survivor groups

Message boards

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Program data on NATSAP
  2. Homepage of the parent company
  3. Homepage of the counseling service
  4. The group home on Google maps
  5. 5.0 5.1 Plans for Erda girls ranch spark fear, by Stephen Speckman, Deseret News, December 9 2002
  6. HEAL-online investigation list
  7. 'House parent' held for sex with student, By Lindsay Whitehurst, The Salt Lake Tribune, May 16 2009
    Rape, Sodomy, Witness Tampering at Alpine Academy, a thread on Fornits webforum
    Boarding school employee accused of sex with student, KSL5.com, May 15 2009
    Kaysville man charged with sexual felonies, byJacob Hancock, Deseret News, May 15 2009
  8. Statement by Alpine Academy On Staff Arrest, press-release made by Alpine Academy on Strugglingteens.com - an industry marketing firm, June 4 - 2009
  9. Employee of school for troubled teens sentenced for sexual abuse, KSL.com, October 6, 2009
  10. Family of slain teen files wrongful death lawsuit against state, By Emiley Morgan, KSL, February 21 2013