Behavior modification school electrocutes misbehaving students...

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  1. Mutt12

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    The Rotenberg Center's Controversial Behavior-Modification Program -- New York Magazine

    Wow... that's just sick. I wouldn't use shock conditioning on a dog, let alone on a human being. This isn't the worst I heard about this school, though. Former students claim that the school's marketing campaign use fear to get parents to enroll their kids in the program, when in reality the alleged behavior disorder was just a case of 'kids being kids'.

    There's also an incident a few years ago where a former student prank called the school and told the staff to wake up one of the kids still staying there and tie him down and electrocute him repeatedly... and the staff did it.
     
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    Holy shit this school was founded by a psychologist who trained under B.F. Skinner, and was named "to honor the memory of the judge [who] helped to preserve [the] program from extinction at the hands of state licensing officials in the 1980’s." My god.


    Also it turns out this parent is lucky she even got to SEE the tapes, since the facility was charged with destroying those tapes to mislead a grand jury last year. What a fucking nightmare factory.
     
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    Heard about them months ago on CNN


    Sick people like them shouldn't help Special Needs kids
     
  4. Mutt12

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    No shit right? Skinner was a sadist and this guy continues his legacy.

    This is like the modern day equivalent of Straight Inc from the 1980's. Talk about nightmare factories, I dare you to google that place.
     
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    To bad it's not texas!!! These mother fuckers would all be doing life!!! Hell maybe even death!!!
     
  6. Mutt12

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    Wouldn't be so confident about that. I live in Texas. If Teen Challenge (Another behavioral modification school) can exist here, then I bet JRC could too.
     
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    Sue them. The grounds for this are more than justified. Video evidence will hold up in court, no matter what these wacko staffers say.
     
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    Wouldn't torture like this be considered cruel and unusual punishment? I'd think this would be illegal to use even for interrogation, let alone punishing misbehaving kids.
     
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    Fucking sick and disgusting.
     
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    They mom of the kid in the video did sue. But sadly it just ended up in a settlement.