Mooseheart Child City and School Study
"The program made parenting easier and more flexible, while at the same time it significantly reduced problem behavior in the children."
New research from a residential child care facility in the Chicago suburbs has once again
1-2-3 Magic program to be both effective in changing children's behavior as well
as very appealing to the adults who apply it. Over two hundred children reside at the
Mooseheart Child City and School, Inc. near Batavia, Illinois and about thirty miles from
Chicago. At this complex, house parents, called Family Teachers, have the daunting task of
raising from 4 to 10 children in each residential home. Many of these children will remain at
Mooseheart until they are eighteen.