Ironwood Youth Bill of Rights

Although Ironwood’s rigorous program involves lots of hard work, we provide the highest quality of care and take our leadership seriously. We protect your teen through the following vows, assurances, and expectations:

Our Vows and Assurances for Your Teen:

  • To be treated with respect and to live in a safe environment
  • To receive care and services as described in your contract with Ironwood
  • To have your side of a disagreement heard
  • To be free from discrimination of any kind
  • To have a nutritionally sound diet
  • To have privacy and confidentiality of information and records
  • To not be disciplined for the transgressions of other residents
  • To file grievances or complaints without fear of retaliation
  • To reside in a safe, clean living environment
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Your teen is responsible for…

  • …personal hygiene, both in their person and in their living space, and for assisting in the community tasks that maintain a clean living space at Ironwood
  • …reporting any abuse of or by residents or staff
  • …reporting any abuse of animals
  • …reporting any abuse of property
  • …accepting and completing tasks that are assigned as part of their service plan
  • …asking questions if they do not understand directions, rules, or procedures
  • …accurate reporting on their health and well-being,
  • …complying with any prescribed medical intervention directed by a licensed, authorized medical professional
  • …the care of equipment they own or use
  • …knowing the fire, health, and other safety plans that are presented to them at Ironwood
  • …maintaining confidentiality in their group therapies, and in any assignments that allow them privileged information regarding the program at Ironwood, or any of the residents, or their families
  • …giving their best effort to their program, and in turn, receiving the best Ironwood has to offer them in becoming a self-sufficient, productive, caring young adult
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