My son has been home over a year now only to harbor great anger and from what I can surmise at these point Post Traumatic issues. They are safe and have already been picked up by their parents, or their parents are en route to pick them up." If you would like to speak to me more about his place you can contact me at Well that did not happen after going thru the heart ache of having to make this choice for my child and paying quite a bit of money to send him there as well. It is my hope that TBR and or Scott Chandler and or those connected to him for alleged crimes be brought to trial; convicted and sentenced to the maximum the Federal and State law provides for any alleged crimes. At least that is my take on it and I have been sober for well over 22yrs. Get HNGN's Top Stories Newsletter Everyweek. Your trust is our top concern, so businesses can't pay to alter or remove their reviews. !I love Scott Chandler and his family. The other main issue is the schooling I was told over and over again how great he was doing and how great their education system was only for my son to come home and not be able to transfer any of his credits and to be repeating the whole grade again. As a parent making the choice to send you child away is one of the most heart wrenching decisions one can make. Well I am not a foolish person and I do remain open minded and teachable however many times their tactics were to make me feel incompetent as a parent so I would just do as they say. Now, was he happy when he got there - NO! Since the late 1880s, many families have continuously owned the TBR. The relationship now with my son is more strained than ever he is so angry at me for sending him there for a year because of what went on there and that he didn't get the help he needed. Both Scott and Collette Chandler -- who have run the camp for 20 years -- deny any wrongdoing. All rights reserved. Pete Domenici Jr., a lawyer for Tierra Blanca, said in a statement that the boys were "on a previously scheduled activity away from the ranch for several days. The lawsuit stemmed from a June 2014 incident at the Grand Motor Inn of Deming, where Gov. These endeavors were a principal motivation for the founding of the High Country Youth Program. And very significantly, we strongly promote intellectual development; education is very firmly emphasized here. Maybe. That inflatable word gets thrown around carelessly on things that are clearly exaggerated these days, especially to the people who were actually involved with the program. Prior to going to the ranch my son was belligerent, had dropped out of high school and even threatened me with a knife! QUESTIONABLE CHILD LABOR PRACTICES.My son spent, from what I can gather, a substantial amount of his time working at least all day, for free, in rural New Mexico in the cattle business which makes up the other part of the TBR enterprise. You know that something has to change. They won't deliver a letter from my oldest son because in it he says "let's go get a beer when you turn 18." New Mexico ranch owners' suit against 3 state police officers reaches settlement, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. “We brought this suit base on violation of our Fourth Amendment Constitutional rights and to shine a light on the events leading up this dramatic raid, the subsequent Amber Alert and to look into the possible abuses of two state bureaucracies,” Scott Chandler said.