The Utah Youth Village has become the only residential treatment facility west of Boys Town Nebraska to receive certification from the National Teaching-Family Association.

The unique honor means the village, besides providing quality care to youths, is qualified to train and evaluate one of the most comprehensive residential treatment programs in the nation.The certificate was presented during the annual National Teaching-Family Association Conference, held at Snowbird in September.

The village has worked for the past 10 years to achieve this certification.