In Balance Ranch Academy

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Current status Open
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Checked April 23, 2011
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In Balance Ranch Academy is a behavior modification program located in a remote location near Huachuca City in Arizona <ref>The facility on Google maps</ref>

They are able to detain 44 teenagers in the program <ref name="natsap">Program details, NATSAP</ref>

The target group is boys aged between 13-17,5 <ref name=natsap/>.

The program last 12 - 14 months and it was founded in 2004 <ref name=natsap/>.

Program structure[redigér]

The program is level based. Priviliges are earned based on the levels the teenagers can achieve.

The program use the abusive 12 step recovery system among their treatment methods.

Communication[redigér]

The mail goes through the therapist leaving no mail privacy to the teenagers at the ranch. It is an violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights <ref name="faq">Frequently Asked Questions, program homepage</ref>.

Right to Phone calls to the parents can be earned by achieving a certain level in the level system <ref name=faq/>.

Right to visits from the parents are decided by the staff <ref name=faq/>.

Education[redigér]

The program homepage states that the program can provide accredited education but it is not state what agency they are accredited by <ref name=faq/>.

Misc[redigér]

They have exposed the teenagers to foreign cultures including a trip to South Africa known for having one of the highest crime rates in the world <ref>South Africa, program homepage</ref>

External Links[redigér]

Info pages[redigér]

Survivor groups[redigér]

Message boards[redigér]

  • Forum: GAO Hearing???, a thread on Fornits webforum mentioning the facility

References[redigér]

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