Federal Watchdogs Find Abuse at For-Profit Youth Residential Programs in 18 States
A recently released report calls on the federal government to better regulate for-profit residential treatment programs for youth.
Behavioral Health Contractor Sequel Absorbs Two Blows
The for-profit Sequel Youth & Family Services faces regulatory and legal complaints for its management of residential care facilities for teens.
Lawmakers Issue Warning to Troubled Teen Industry: Congress Will Act
Growing cries to crack down on abusive practices in residential treatment programs for children have reached members of Congress.
Family of Foster Youth Slain by Staff at For-Profit Group Home Files $50 Million Federal Lawsuit
A $50 million lawsuit filed in federal court against the for-profit treatment facility where 16-year-old foster youth Cornelius Frederick was killed by staff alleges violations of the teenager’s constitutional rights.