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Research and Reports

Reports

Bazelon Center for Mental Health – Fact Sheet: Children in Residential Treatment Centers

Astart For Teens Warning Signs

Treatment Research Lacks Good Science 

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry:

PROTECTING YOUTH PLACED IN UNLICENSED UNREGULATED RESIDENTIAL “TREATMENT” FACILITIES

GAO / Government Accountability Office:

RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAMS | Concerns Regarding Abuse and Death in Certain Programs for Troubled Youth 

RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES State and Federal Oversight Gaps May Increase Risk to Youth Well-Being

Seclusion and Restraints

US Department of State:

Behavior Modification Facilities

Federal Trade Commission:

Residential Treatment Programs for Teens

 


 

Articles and Papers

The cult that  spawned the Tough-Love trouble teen Industry

Maltreatment in Out of Home Placement

The Extent and Nature of Known Cases of Instituional Child Sexual Abuse


 

Research

Congressional Hearings – Child Abuse at Private Facilities

 

 

History (video):


 Digging Deeper:

Research on Institutional Care of Vulnerable Children

Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General

Perspectives on Residential and Community-Based Treatment for Youth and Families

Justice Policy Institute, The Costs of Confinement

Child Trends Data Bank, Juvenile Detention indicators on children and youth 

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Residential Treatment Centers

The Dangers of Detention:
The Impact of Incarcerating Youth in Detention and Other Secure Facilities