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Joshua Yount

Academic Tutor

An alumnus of Newport Academy, our teen treatment program, Joshua returned to Newport as a tutor with the academic support team in California in September 2019. He works with young adults at Newport Institute and with adolescents at Newport Academy. Joshua is passionate about helping young people find motivation and self-confidence, in the classroom and for their future endeavors.

Joshua Yount

Academic Tutor

An alumnus of Newport Academy, our teen treatment program, Joshua returned to Newport as a tutor with the academic support team in California in September 2019. He works with young adults at Newport Institute and with adolescents at Newport Academy. Joshua is passionate about helping young people find motivation and self-confidence, in the classroom and for their future endeavors.

Along with receiving certification from the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), Joshua has been trained in eating disorder protocol and de-escalation techniques. He also brings to his work personal strengths developed as a dedicated practitioner of the transcendental meditation technique, which he credits for “opening me up to a new world of patience, tolerance, love, and peace.”

Experience

As a GED teacher at Northbound Treatment in Newport Beach, California, Joshua created a curriculum based on both test standards and students’ individual needs, and supported clients in strengthening academic and test-taking skills. In addition, he served as Resident Manager for PACE Recovery Center, also in Newport Beach, where his main role was to provide supervision and maintain client safety. 

Credentials

  • Certified in CPR  
  • CPI-certified in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention 

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