This is a  staff list for Norman C. Sleezer Youth Home (NCS Youth Home)  in Freeport, IL

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)

 

We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Norman C. Sleezer Youth Home.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit www.heal-online.org/blowthewhistle.htm.If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Norman C. Sleezer Youth Home, you have the right to take action.

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Norman C. Sleezer Youth Home, please contact info@heal-online.org if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.This will help!†  Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.

 

Please donít place your loved one in Norman C. Sleezer Youth Home and rescue them if they are there now. 

 

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Sue Statz Director The agency practices cognitive behavioral treatment with strengths based practices and positive peer culture components.  Positive Peer Culture is damaging and part of the brainwashing/vicious confrontation model of institutionalized child abuse.
Cara Williams Executive Director  
K. Friedenbach Business Manager There is no other information available for this program's staff.*
OTHER OTHER Former staff member reported the following to HEAL on September 11th, 2009:
 

"This was definitely an abusive facility 2 years ago.  I was their clinical therapist and was fired for making DCFS aware of this.  I fought them for unemployment in 3 courts and won.  It may have changed since then.  If it hasn't, DON'T SEND YOUR CHILDREN THERE!!!!!!  Choose to remain anonymous.  Thanks."

*(Sleezer Youth Home, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
HEAL telephoned this program on October 16th, 2010.  The phone was answered in an unintelligible manner.  The person was speaking to others and not addressing the caller.  Following this rude behavior, the first word muttered by the woman answering was unintelligible.  The second word stated was "unit".  And, before the HEAL representative could respond, the woman on the line yelled "hello" twice.  The HEAL representative hung up at this point because it was apparent that the program is under-staffed and/or employs unprofessional individuals.

 

 Last Updated: October 16th, 2010

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