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The Fourth Branch: Kids in Residential Treatment

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The Fourth Branch with Debbie Carroll: Kids in Residential Treatment, Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 6-8 p.m. Pacific, 7-9 p.m. Mountain, 8-10 p.m. Central, and 9-11 p.m. Eastern.   Join us tonight with Thomas Schaffnit, a psychiatric/pediatric nurse for forty years, as we explore the conditions inside Colorado Department of Human Services pediatric residential treatment centers. Learn about these quasi-governmental, private hospitals where children who are disabled and/or mentally ill reside in out-of-home placements. Mr. Schaffnit will discuss the approaches to treatment and incidence of drugging. He will also present his perspective as a medical employee on interactions with children and on working conditions.  Online at Permalink: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/truthemerges/2016/04/22/the-fourth-branch-kids-in-residential-treatment    OR call our GUEST LINE (347)855-8301. Press 1 if you want to join in the conversation.


Child abuse, maltreatment and neglect in residential programs for teens are widespread