Lakeland Girls Home

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Checked October 16,2011
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Lakeland Girls Home - Teen Challenge Florida is marketed as a Christian boarding school, but is suspected of being a behavior modification program located on 6754 South Carter Road Lakeland, Florida[1]

They run a faith based behavior modification program lasting 15 months [2].

The target group is female teenagers aged between 12 and 17.

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The facility use the "Switched-On Schoolhouse curriculum". Parents should check if the daughters can get their accredited in their home school district [2].


The Daily Kos published a 9-part series ocumenting systematic religious abuse at Teen Challenge[3]

Outcome studies

According to an article in Austin Chronicle the outcome of such programs is disputed [4].

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