Craig Rogers has been a leader in the behavioral health space for more than 20 years. Craig Rogers is best known as an outstanding author. Craig has written and published 2,000+ articles related to the "effective treatment of adolescent." As therapeutic advocate of hurting families Craig has faithfully served 5,000 troubled teens and their families.
In 1993 Craig Rogers served as the Outreach Pastor to the Church of the Nazarene in Sacramento, California. Craig's passion was to counsel and love people who were "unlovable" (people strung out on drugs). Craig Rogers started up and managed a successful inner-city early intervention drug treatment program titled "Recovery in Christ" (RIC). RIC is based on the12 Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous with a Christian twist.
After graduating from California State University at Sacramento with a degree in Psychology and a dual certificate in Chemical Dependency Counseling, Craig took the case management/substance abuse counselor position with Rite of Passage. Rite of Passage is a premier boarding school for troubled boys. At ROP Craig received outstanding training in Positive Peer Culture and student-led leadership development.
In 1996 Craig took a management position with Koinonia Foster Homes where he was the Program Director for a group home for troubled teens. While with Koinonia Craig started up and managed the therapeutic foster care office for Koinonia in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1997 Craig and several partners started up a psychiatric-based residential treatment center for troubled teens known as Positive Impact. Craig was Positive Impact's Program Director.
In 1999 Craig and his wife Wendy struck out on their own and started a Christian therapeutic boarding school for troubled boys and girls. Craig and Wendy managed and operated Abundant Life Academy into September 2011. Craig's professional training over the last 20 years is too vast to list.
However, the most cherished training Craig holds didn't come from a college or university. The most important experience Craig gained came from the privilege of working with teenagers and their families.
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