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The 'Failed Promise' Of Behavioral Treatment Programs

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Kenneth R. Rosen had first hand experience with the behavioral treatment programs he examines in his new book.

Kenneth R. Rosen knows something about the wilderness camps and residential therapeutic programs for struggling young people. He was once in one himself.

Rosen has written a book on what he calls the 'failed promise' of America’s behavioral treatment programs. In it he takes a tough look at programs that remove troubled teens to remote wilderness programs and treatment facilities across the country.

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