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#1    Karlis

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:57 AM

www.activistpost.com said:

18 year-old, Andre, receiving 31 electroshocks at Judge Rotenburg Center for the disabled (JRC) for not removing his jacket. Posted Image Read more...



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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:28 AM

It's unbelievable what some people regard as "therapy" treatment.

Within the article linked to in the OP I couldn't help but notice that the Judge Rotenburg Center (for the disabled) also lists the use of the following as acceptable forms of "therapy" in their handbook:

  • Overcorrection: Requiring, with physical force if necessary, a student to repeat an action many times
  • Spanks, Pinches, Muscle Squeezes
  • Vapor Spray to the face
  • Brief Cool Shower
  • Bad Tastes
  • Aromatic Aroma broken under the nose
  • Manual Restraint - such as the "basket hold" for a period of time
  • Mechanical Restraints - such as handcuffs and / or ankle cuffs
  • Takedowns: Several staff forcing a student to the floor and being held there until they stop struggling
  • Mat Rolling: Rolling an individual into a mat or rug for a period of time
  • PRN Injections

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It seems parents can't trust any organizations with their kids anymore.


Edited by Silvergun Superman, 13 April 2012 - 06:36 AM.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:31 AM

I thought this sort of treatment of metally disadvantaged people went out with the Victorian era. Sadly it still goes on today and those responsible should be put away for a very long time......and every day given the same sort of treatment they dished out to those who for whatever reason were in their 'care'  :angry:


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:01 AM

I cannot even imagine what success such "treatment" could provide or how it would be quantified.
I'm sure there is "science" that supports some degree of validity for "aversive" therapy or a center like this couldn't exist but this was sickening.  This was like something you'd hear leaked from Guantanamo.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 10:21 PM

He probably should have taken off the coat.....

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:33 AM

How normal ordinary people could even work in such an environment?  The employes are just as much criminals as the bosses!

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 12:28 PM

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 01:12 PM

How disgusting!

It reminds me of The Lucifer Effect, as described by Philip Zimbardo in the Stanford Prison Experiment.

And half of US christians approve of torture....ain't no wonder.  :wacko:


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Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:28 AM

That's just torture, what a bunch of idiots.


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Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:35 AM

And I thought the shock collars that my Father-in-Law puts on his hunting dogs to train them is cruel. This is practically on the Soulless level of evil.

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