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The “troubled teen industry” is an industry providing behavioral modification treatment to youths that promises to keep children safe, but by design is a breeding grounds for institutionalized child abuse through legal loopholes. By analyzing the legal shortcomings and alleged abuses, Yasmin Younis stresses the importance of heavy regulation in order to provide the necessary treatment some of these children need.
Troubled Teen Industry, Juvenile Rehabilitation
Younis, Yasmin L., "Institutionalized Child Abuse: The Troubled Teen Industry" (2021). SLU Law Journal Online. 74.