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Inside The Program

Inside The Program

By Caroline Lorson
Join me, Caroline Lorson, a previous student of The Academy at Ivy Ridge, as we dive deep into the troubled teen industry that has routinely displayed institutionalized child abuse as the norm and has exploited children and their families. In this series, we are going to be focusing solely on the development, practices, and abuse that took place within the World Wide Association of Specialty Programs.

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Ep.12: Emily Graeber - Second Nature & Island View
Emily Graeber shares with us her journey of being transported to a wilderness camp in Georgia, to a lockdown facility named Island View. Her story immerses us in the life of a teenager finding her path to the escape from Island View that would land her in San Francisco by herself. Emily’s story is nothing short of courageous and inspiring and once again sheds a light on a decades-old industry that is due for reform. Donate to Inside the Program: CashApp @FuckWWASP Contact Caroline: Caroline@carolinethedivine.com. Other Resources: Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine
01:32:00
February 15, 2021
Ep. 8: Kristi - Escaping the Family Foundation School
Kristi, a survivor of RedCliff Ascent and the Family Foundation School, shares with us one of the most incredible stories yet. After enduring abuse in the home, and being made to believe that she was a full blown addict after only experimenting with weed, Kristi was sent to a wilderness program, but the 63 days she spent surviving off the land in Utah would not prepare her for the horrors she would experience at the Family Foundation School. After, successfully escaping the program, Kristi ran for her life and would stay in hiding until after she turned 18.  Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc  Justice for Survivors of WWASP Go Fund Me: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd  If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com.  Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/  Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/  Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_  www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine 
01:14:09
January 16, 2021
Ep. 11: Rachel Bernstein LMFT & Cult Recovery Expert
Rachel Bernstein is a licensed marriage and family therapist who delved into the world of cult recovery after a family member almost succumbed to the seductive and manipulative world of Scientology. She has over 27 years of experience in working with victims of cults and emotional abusers.  In this episode, Rachel shares with us the top characteristics of cults, why they’re so effective, and how they’re incredibly similar to the indoctrination and thought reform, or behavior modification, that took place in the WWASP programs and other facilities that use similar modalities. To Donate to Inside the Program you can CashApp --> $FuckWWASP IndoctriNATION (Rachel Bernstein's Podcast) Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/indoctrinationshow iTunes - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/indoctrination/id1373939526 Rachel's Website - http://www.rachelbernsteintherapy.com/ Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com.
01:02:17
November 03, 2020
Ep. 10: Mirina Bourbonnais - Casa by the Sea, High Impact, & Tranquility Bay
Mirina Bourbonnais, a survivor of three WWASP programs shares her perilous fight, literal and figurative, to survive the abuse she experienced before, during, and after the program. Trusting only herself, Mirina learned at a young age that people were dangerous, which would only be reaffirmed after being restrained countless times, shattering her foot, and surviving literal torture during her confinement at Casa by the Sea, High Impact, and Tranquility Bay. Ultimately, her deep desire to find wholeness, healing, and happiness would push her through unimaginable torment and lead her to her greatest peace. To Donate to Inside the Program you can CashApp --> $FuckWWASP Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com.
01:10:46
October 26, 2020
Ep. 9: Dr. Janet Parker - Investigating the Troubled Teen Industry
Dr. Janet Parker, Director of the Medical Whistleblower’s Advocacy Network, first began investigating the Troubled Teen Industry in the 1980’s after public health officials noticed a dramatic uptick in teen suicides in several counties in Florida. They were able to correlate these deaths to directly to former enrollees of the program Straight, Inc. Dr. Parker is an investigative veteran of the Troubled Teen Industry. DO NOT MISS this episode as she shares her firsthand wisdom of the inner workings of these corrupt institutions. To Donate to Inside the Program you can CashApp --> $FuckWWASP Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com.
01:16:22
October 17, 2020
Ep. 7: Valerie Roman - Spring Creek Lodge
Valerie Roman shares the incredible story of her fight to survive before, during, and after her stay at the WWASP facility, Spring Creek Lodge. Before ever attending the program, Valerie had suffered abuse at home and she gives us an up-close account of the mental anguish that occurred from being subjected to one abusive environment to the next, at Spring Creek Lodge, and how her journey in healing from these catastrophic events has led her to take her power back and break the trauma cycle by parenting her child with mindfulness, compassion, and intention. Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Justice for Survivors of WWASP Go Fund Me: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com. Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine My other podcast Divine Reclamation: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd
01:31:36
October 02, 2020
Ep. 6: Anonymous Survivor - Spring Creek Lodge & Liahona Academy
In Episode 6, our anonymous guest recounts his experience of being sent to the WWASP facility Spring Creek Lodge in his early teens. Only 2 months later, he would then be transported to a similar program, the Liahona School….while having a bad trip on acid. After graduating from this program, he would be sent back yet again, where he would witness the neglect of a student who died while in the care of Liahona. Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Justice for Survivors of WWASP Go Fund Me: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com. Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine My other podcast Divine Reclamation: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd
01:15:50
September 29, 2020
Ep. 5: Hayley Hedrick - Resistance & Restraint
Special guest and WWASP survivor, Haley Hedrick, gives an incredibly personal perspective on how she resisted the programming at the Academy at Ivy Ridge which resulted in her being continuously and violently restrained, she recounts her time in solitary confinement and the mental and emotional aftermath that she still lives with today, 15 years later. Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Justice for Survivors of WWASP Go Fund Me: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com. Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine My other podcast Divine Reclamation: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd
01:12:05
September 25, 2020
Ep. 4: Alex Ramage - Surviving the Academy at Ivy Ridge
Alex Ramage, a survivor of the Academy at Ivy Ridge, shares his experience at the program. From being jumped, to enduring the riot, and his journey in healing his relationship with his mother. This episode is a rollercoaster through a full spectrum of emotion, from anger to laughter to remorse and sadness….get ready for all the feels. Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Justice for Survivors of WWASP Go Fund Me: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com. Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine My other podcast Divine Reclamation: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd
01:15:48
September 21, 2020
Ep. 2: The Academy at Ivy Ridge
The Academy at Ivy Ridge was a WWASP school located in Ogdenburg, NY. Before being shut down by the state of New York, this school was fraught with allegations of abuse, misconduct, and fraud. Join us in this episode to uncover the inner workings of the school and an upfront look at the behavior modification practices that left hundreds of students reeling with ongoing anxiety and flashback years later. Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Justice for Survivors of WWASP Go Fund Me: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com. Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine My other podcast Divine Reclamation: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd
34:17
September 12, 2020
Ep. 1: WWASP...a History
Join us in The Program this week to unpack the sordid and child abuse laden history of WWASP, or the World Wide Association of Specialty Programs. WWASP was an umbrella organization that ran a plethora of specialty programs throughout the world, but headquartered in Utah. These programs masqueraded as a last ditch resort for parents with unruly teenagers. The schools promised to whip their kids into shape...but instead subjected these children to abuse, neglect, and violated their most basic human rights. These are their stories. Paris Hilton - Shut down the abusive Provo Canyon School Change Petition - http://chng.it/tCcRWnRBBc Justice for Survivors of WWASP Go Fund Me: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd If you would like to share your story, have additional information, or to just contact the host, Caroline Lorson....please e-mail Caroline@carolinethedivine.com. Other Resources: WWASP Survivors: http://wwaspsurvivors.com/ Breaking Code Silence: https://www.breakingcodesilence.net/ Connect with me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/theprogrampodcast_ www.instagram.com/caroline.the.divine My other podcast Divine Reclamation: https://gf.me/u/yx6jyd
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September 06, 2020