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Help for Parents | Teen Intervention | Parenting Troubled Teens | At Risk Teen | Parent Help. Deception, Misrepresentation & Fraud By Sue Scheff, Weston, After experiencing my good teen making some bad choices, I found myself surfing the Internet until I was so confused and stressed that I couldn't make a decision.

One group of specialty schools and behavior modification programs kept popping up wherever I clicked and I figured they must be good. Then I received their beautiful glossy literature with a video that could make any parent weep. (I actually received four FedEx packets of the same material. This was before everything was online and available as a digital download.) Mistake number one: being clueless as to whom you are speaking with when reaching out to these toll-free numbers. In the midst of my frantic search, I attempted using the so-called Independent Educational Consultant that immediately wanted a check for $350 just to talk to me. My true nightmare was just beginning. My child wrote me letters: some good, some bad. So who am I? World Wide Association of Specialty Programs and Schools.

BOOT CAMP FOR KIDS: Torturing Teens for Fun and Profit -- Cruelty, sadism, injury & death in locked residential facilities for troubled youth. If you are the owner of a site that belongs on the above list, or know of one, please advise Video prompts investigation of child abuse at youth boot camp, New York Daily News, By The Associated Press, October 29, 2011 Horror Stories From Tough-Love Teen Homes, Girls locked up inside fundamentalist religious compounds. Kandahar? No, Missouri, By Kathryn Joyce,, July/August 2011, Issue 167 Family of boy strangled at Tenn. center settles suit for $10.5 million By Troy Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer, Philadelphia Inquirer, February 12, 2010 Omega Leach was 17 when he was strangled in 2007 Boot Camp Hearings: Greg Kutz, Managing Director, Forensic Audits and Special Investigations, Govt. Children's Gulags.

Boot Camps: Children's Gulags or Child Abuse for Fun and Profit by A. Orange Recently, the top-ranking staff members of a "troubled children's boot camp" in Arizona were arrested for killing one of the children, basically by abusing and torturing the child to death: Arizona Boot Camp Director Arrested By ALISA BLACKWOOD Associated Press Writer February 15, 2002, 6:14 PM EST PHOENIX — The director of a boot camp for troubled youngsters was arrested on murder and child-abuse charges Friday in the death of a teen-age camper who collapsed in 111-degree heat last summer. Charles Long II, 56, was also charged with aggravated assault for allegedly pulling a knife on a camper, and marijuana possession, for a quarter-pound of the drug found in his bedroom closet. The second-degree murder charge was filed over the death of 14-year-old Anthony Haynes. He died July 1 while attending a five-week boot camp operated by the America's Buffalo Soldiers Re-enactors Association.

In September 2009, after admitting to my parents that I was atheist, I was abruptly woken in the middle of the night by two strange men who subsequently threw me in a van and drove me 200 mi. to a facility that I would later find out serves the sole purpo. Horizon Academy: Admissions. Are you sick of being a parent? Throw your kids away. Biderman's Chart of Coercion. Biderman's Chart of Coercion "Most people who brainwash...use methods similar to those of prison guards who recognize that physical control is never easily accomplished without the cooperation of the prisoner. The most effective way to gain that cooperation is through subversive manipulation of the mind and feelings of the victim, who then becomes a psychological, as well as a physical, prisoner. " from an Amnesty International publication, "Report on Torture", which depicts the brainwashing of prisoners of war. Isolation Deprives individual of social support, effectively rendering him unable to resist Makes individual dependent upon interrogator Develops an intense concern with self.

Once a person is away from longstanding emotional support and thus reality checks, it is fairly easy to set a stage for brainwashing. Abusive groups are not outward-looking, but inward-looking, insisting that members find all comfort and support and a replacement family within the group. Occasional Indulgences.