Listings of abusive reform schools in the US with detailed information from heal online:

Girls of Victory Christian Academy - Respect | Reunite | Remember

Video of U.S. House of Representatives hearings:

Boot Camp Hearing with Dr. Pinto from C-SPAN

Congressmen Miller's comments at the Boot Camp Hearing.

Greg Kutz, GAO, at the Boot Camp Hearing

International Survivor's Action Committee:

The Alliance for the Safe, Therapeutic and Appropriate use of Residential Treatment (A START) is sponsored by the Department of Child and Family Studies of the University of South Florida.

Florida reporter Mollye Barrows' anchored a three-part series SECRETS IN THE SCHOOLHOUSE, a fact based exposé on abuse and rape allegations that were brought up against the owner of Victory Christian Academy. More info at:

For a timeline of events from the opening of VCA in Ramona, California to its closure, go to The facility reopened in Jay, Florida shortly after it was closed by California authorities.

Help at any Cost: How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids, written by Maia Szalavitz - published in 2006

Video on hearing held by the Committee on Education and Labor, US House of Representatives web site:





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