Boot Camp (correctional)
Boot camps can be governmental being part of the correctional and penal system of some countries, but predominantly in the United States. Modeled after military recruit training camps, these programs are based on shock incarceration grounded on military techniques. Private boot camps, using generally the same methods, offer programs as "quick-fix solutions" for the children of parents who hope to regain lost control of their teens or who desire behavior modification. The aggressive training used has resulted in deaths in a variety of circumstances.
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