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For Troubled Teens, Tough Love Is Rarely The Answer 11

Some teens who find themselves in trouble wind up in behavioral boot camps that fall under the guise of “tough love.” Newsweek senior editor Kenneth R. Rosen joins guest host Courtney Collins to discuss an unregulated industry that promises to break children of at-risk behaviors, and the emotional and physical abuse he suffered when he was sent to one. His book is “Troubled: The Failed Promise of America’s Behavioral Treatment Programs.”