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Institutions

The Division of Institution Programs oversees two institutions, one youth camp and one basic training camp. Upon placement at one of these residential facilities, youth are assessed to create the best treatment plan based on their specific needs. At the core of JRA's treatment program is the evidence-based Integrated Treatment Model. Youth are taught behavioral skills and given tools to help them change their behavior, thoughts, emotions and reactions to daily situations and challenges. They learn to handle and tolerate distress, solve problems and manage their anger. Institutions also provide academic and vocational programs, health care and mental health services.

Echo Glen Children’s Center in Snoqualmie is a medium/maximum security facility that is not fenced, but bordered by natural wetlands.  It provides treatment services for younger male offenders and is the only institution for female offenders.  Echo Glen provides educational services for a wide range of youth with varying needs.  It provides dialectical behavior therapy, anger replacement training, cultural programming, sex offense specific and inpatient chemical dependency treatment. Echo Glen offers gender specific programming for female offenders.  It is also known for its Canine Connection program which allows youth to train future service animals.  Female youthful offenders sentenced by the Department of Corrections also reside at Echo Glen.

 Don Mead, Superintendent
33010 S.E. 99th Street
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Phone (425) 831-2500

For more information contact:
Patti Berntsen
425 831-2705

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Green Hill School in Chehalis is a medium/maximum security fenced facility that provides older, male offenders education and vocational training.  Educational options include high school diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and pre-college courses.  Vocational programs include computer technology, light machine fabrication, vehicle maintenance, landscaping, welding and the Juvenile Vocational Industries Program or “JVIP”.  Green Hill School provides dialectical behavior therapy, anger replacement training, cultural programming, sex offense specific and intensive outpatient chemical dependency treatment.  Male youthful offenders sentenced by the Department of Corrections also reside at Green Hill School.

Marybeth Queral, Superintendent
375 S.W. 11th Street
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone (360) 748-0131

For more information contact:
Charles South
360 740-3465

 

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Naselle Youth Camp in Naselle is a medium security facility that is not fenced.  It provides educational and treatment services for male offenders.  Educational options include high school diploma and general equivalency diploma (GED).  Treatment services include dialectical behavior therapy, anger replacement training, cultural programming, sex offense specific and outpatient chemical dependency treatment.  Naselle, in collaboration with the Department of Natural Resources, offers a forestry work program and in collaboration with the Department of Fish and Wildlife an aquaculture program.  Youth involved in the forestry program assist with fighting fires during the height of firefighting season.

Darryl Poston, Superintendent
Naselle Youth Camp
11 Youth Camp Drive
Naselle, WA 98638
Phone (360) 484-3223

For more information contact:
Spencer Mooers
360 484-3223

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Camp Outlook is a military-style 120-day basic training camp for juvenile offenders located in the eastern Washington town of Connell.  Non-violent and non-sex-offender youth accepted into the Camp Outlook program can earn release to Intensive Parole supervision in the community earlier than they would have from a traditional institution program.  Camp Outlook services include educational programming, dialectical behavior therapy, moral reconation therapy victim awareness and physical training.

Camp Director: Harold Wright

Camp Outlook at Connell
P.O. Box 1160
1270 N. Ephrata
Connell, WA 98326
Phone (509) 234-5200

For more information contact:
Harold Wright
509 234-5200

 
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