Thursday, November 23, 2006

Protecting Children from LGATs

United States Representative George Miller introduced House Resolution 1738, the "End Institutionalized Abuse Against Children Act", on April 20th, 2005. The legislation seeks to regulate facilities in the United States and abroad, that service families and "treat" children and teenagers.

Related Links

Write Your Representative
To find and write your local United States Representative on the issue.

The Real News
Related news regarding teenagers.

Sign the Petition
Petition for the passage of the End Institutionalized Abuse Against Children Act of 2005.

Petition to Close Provo Canyon School
A school with teen "treatment programs" that has been sanctioned with injunctions by Federal District Court and been found guilty of controversial treatment of children by other courts.

Stress fear in $700 child forum
WA children as young as eight who attend "life-changing" coaching sessions by a controversial US company could have difficulty with their schoolwork afterwards, according to experts.
The Sunday Times, Australia, June 11, 2006 - by Peta Hellard

Unregulated Residential Treatment Facilities Exploit Children and Families,
Say Mental Health Experts and Advocates; Urge GAO Inquiry, Passage of Legislation
U.S. Newswire

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