Rights and Privacy Information
Each participant has the right to:
Access Prevention Services regardless of race, age, religion, socioeconomic status, disability or gender.
Be informed about the program they will be participating in and alternative places to receive services.
Agree to or refuse to participate and discontinue participation at any time.
Be treated with dignity and respect by program staff and participate in a program free from behavioral disruptions by others.
Express opinions about the program according to the guidelines established.
Be informed of the rules and expected conduct while participating in the program and the consequences if a problem occurs.
Receive services geared towards your age and to have a personalized service plan.
Review the record that is maintained by ADS regarding your participation in the program.
Federal law states that staff may not say to a person outside the program that you attended this program or disclose any information identifying you as a participant in this program without your written permission, except under the following circumstances:
Pursuant to a business agreement
In a medical emergency
As allowed by a court order
For research, audit or evaluations purposes
To report suspected child abuse or neglect
If you commit a crime against staff or on the agency premises