Mother speaks out after treatment facility staffer accused of sexually assaulting her daughter


A local mom says a behavioral health facility for teens failed to protect her daughter from one of it’s workers who is now accused of having sexual contact with the girl.

Read: Manager at Devereux in Viera accused of having sexual relationship with student, police say

Channel 9 first told you in August how a manager at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health was fired and arrested after police found a video showing the man in a sexual act with the then-15-year-old girl.

Now her mom shares her heartbreaking story and the changes in staffing she's now calling for at the facility.

Watch this story Friday on Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 5:30 p.m.

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