Detroit Behavioral Institute

Detroit Behavioral Institute (Capstone Academy) is a therapeutic day school for teens located in Detroit Michigan. Hundreds of pages of inspection reports published by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reveal a pattern of sexual assaults, staffing problems, violence, chaos, and multiple documented instances of child abuse by Acadia staffers.

Some of the worst facilities at Jacobs former company, Psychiatric Solutions (PSI), treated Youth.  PSI received a federal subpoena from the Depart of Justice in 2009 and the horrors at that facility and another named River Rock (here) have subsequently emerged.

We see similarities at Capstone Academy. In a December 2017 letter, HHS Demands “an explanation why previous corrective action plans have not obtained and maintained compliance for rules found in repeat noncompliance“.

Examples from repeated incidents include: