Behavior modification in films

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The following movies and films shows examples of behavior modification:

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Show Episode Description
90210 Season 1 - episode 24 The character of Liam Court is very realistic picked up by Youth transport firm to be sent to a military school.
Higher Grounds Entire serie The show is regarded as promotion for the industry. Among the advisers were the founder of Diamond Ranch Academy <Ref>Interview with Joe Lando, Joe Lando's homepage</Ref>
The Sopranos Season - 6 Episode 11 A very realistic use of a Youth transport firm is seen as the troubled son of Vito Jr is sent to an unnamed wilderness therapy program <Ref>Chasing it - episode guide on Wikipedia</Ref>
Weeds Season 1 - episode 1 & 2 The characters Quinn Hodes is sent to Casa Reforma in Mexico properly modelled after Casa by the Sea. It is not odd that she ends up holding a grudge against her mother.<Ref>List of Weeds episodes</Ref>
Desperate Housewives Season 1 - episode "There Won't Be Trumpets", "Children Will Listen", Season 2 (Andrew packs for the camp but it is not shown) The caracter Andrew Van De Kamp is sent to Camp Hennessy, which seem to be modelled after Eagle Academy in Florida. However, opposite Eagle Academy the camp in the TV-show seems to be involuntary. It also shows a typical pick up by a teenage transportation company.
Ghost Whisperer Season 1 - episode "Friendly Neighbourhood Ghost" A girls is committed to Shelter Harbor School for boys and girls which turns out to be a normal therapeutic boarding school with use of corporal punishment and isolation rooms. It also shows a typical pick up by a teenage transportation company.
Law and Order: Special Victims Unit Season 7 - episode "Fat" Jessica had been incarcerated at weight loss boot camp called "Hidden Glades Ranch". The PTSD resulting from her stay make her hate overweight people and she becomes partical responsible for the attack on an overweight young man.
The Mentalist Season 1 - episode 22 "Blood brothers" A boy is found dead at a wilderness styled program


Movie Description
Boot Camp A fictitious version of Paradise Cove which was located in Samoa instead of Fiji. While a program is operating in Fiji today, it has not been proven that this program looks like the one in the movie.
Over the GW Movie based of the stories of survivors from KIDS of North Jersey / Kids of Bergen County
Self-medicated Movie based on a story from Brightway Adolescent Hospital


Show Description
Brat Camp Show there so-called troubled teenagers from United Kingdom and Germany are sent to different programs in the United States. The German version used german speeking staff hired for the show and special made-for-TV versions of the programs. A special Dutch version were made where the teenager were sent to Kenya.
The Worlds strictest parents A show where teenagers are sent to a host family. Unlike host-family based programs like Pathway Family Center, the teenagers can leave

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