This is a  staff list for Teen Challenge of Maryland (Locations: Baltimore, Capitol Heights, Cumberland, Dundalk, & Laurel)  

(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 Teen Challenge.  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 Teen Challenge, you have the right to take action.

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Teen Challenge, 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 Teen Challenge and rescue them if they are there now. 

 

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Bill & Joyce Parks Executive Directors (married) Baltimore Location--Also associated with Reach Ministries International.
Alex DeGrasse House Coordinator  
Joan Adams Fundraising  
Bob Crothers Staff There is no other information on the staff of Teen Challenge of Baltimore.*
Dan Kramer Renovations Coordinator  
Manuel Baerga Executive Director Capitol Heights Location--Capitol Heights seems to be the same location as Laurel below.  There is no other information on the staff of Teen Challenge of Capitol Heights.*
Debra Bradley Executive Director Cumberland Location--Tri-State Teen Challenge (Referral Center)  Bradley reportedly no longer works for this program.  There is no other information on the staff of Tri-State Teen Challenge.*  There is no enrollment information for this program.
Manuel Baerga Executive Director Dundalk Location--Same as Laurel/Capitol Heights.  Baerga reportedly no longer works for this program.  There is no enrollment information for this program.
Manual Baerga Executive Director Laurel Location--Baerga is a Teen Challenge "graduate".  This and being an ex-convict are the basis of his "qualifications".  Baerga reportedly no longer works for this program. There is no other information on the staff of Teen Challenge of Laurel/Capitol Heights.*    There is no enrollment information available for this program.
Teen Challenge Information--See www.heal-online.org/StraightandTeenChallenge.htm
HEAL Review-- Teen Challenge Ranch in Morrow, AR Contract & Enrollment Materials  HEAL is in the process of reviewing the available enrollment materials for the above program(s).  In the meantime, we invite you to read the review of the Teen Challenge Ranch of Morrow, AR contract linked in this segment as the contracts are likely very similar and the program ought to be avoided.

 *Teen Challenge, 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.

 

 Last Updated: March 15th, 2012

 

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