This is a  staff list for Turning D Ranch in Thompson Falls, MT

(aka Wood Creek Academy)

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)


We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Turning D Ranch/Wood Creek Academy.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Turning D Ranch/Wood Creek Academy, you have the right to take action. 


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Turning D Ranch/Wood Creek Academy, please contact if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.  This will help!   Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.


HEAL is currently investigating Turning D Ranch/Wood Creek Academy.




Additional Information
Sean Thorne Owner Sean is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source:
Danice Thorne Owner Danice appears to be a licensed registered nurse in MT and has been since 2012.  Her license # is: NUR-RN-LIC-48933  You can submit complaints about this licensee to:
*(Turning D Ranch/Wood Creek Academy, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
HEAL Initial Report:

Wood Creek Academy appears to be licensed by the Board of Private Alternative Adolescent Residential or Outdoor Programs, but, claims it is located in Troy, MT, not Thompson Falls, where it is actually located.  Source:

Below are corporate filings associated with this program:



 Last Updated: July 26th, 2017

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