California Bans Out-of-State Treatment Programs After Reporters Investigate Abuse
California has banned the practice of sending foster youth and teens charged with crimes to faraway residential treatment programs, following an investigation by The Imprint.
After Abuse Probe, Another Sequel-run Program that Housed California Youth Will Close
One of the nation’s largest youth residential treatment programs is shutting down after California officials, prompted by a San Francisco Chronicle and Imprint investigation into rampant abuse allegations, decided to stop sending vulnerable children there.
Amid Abuse Reports, Sequel-run Facility That Treated California Children Will Close
California Budgets $8 Million to Bring Youth Home from Troubled Facilities
California will spend more than $8 million to find safer homes for children returning from troubled out-of-state residential programs, in response to a Chronicle and Imprint investigation into rampant reports of abuse at the facilities.
Confronted Over Abuse, California is Bringing 116 Kids Home from Far-Away Programs. Counties are Scrambling.
County officials across California are scrambling to find new homes for more than 100 children with mental health and behavioral issues, following the state’s landmark decision to stop shipping these young people to far-away facilities. The state’s abrupt shift came in response to an investigation by The San Francisco Chronicle and The Imprint, which detailed allegations of violent abuse at institutions certified by California.