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Day School Manual

This manual explains the rules and expectations of the day school. Remember that it would be impossible to put all of the rules in writing. You are expected to follow staff’s instructions. If you have any questions regarding the rules and expectations, please check with a staff member.

Mission Statement

The Day School Program is established to facilitate academic and behavioral success within a highly structured setting.

Student's Responsibility

I understand that it is my responsibility to follow the rules and expectations of the Day School Program. I understand that it is in my best interest to work to my potential and manage my behavior appropriately. I understand that my academic and behavioral successes in the Day School Program will enhance my ability to succeed in the community.

Rights of Youth

While you are a student at Youth Services your rights shall be protected. It is the official policy of Douglas County Youth Services that youth in our care shall be free from discrimination based on race, culture, religion, national origin, sex, disability or any other factor prohibited by law. Any student with a bona fide complaint that he or she has been discriminated against in violation of this policy shall promptly report such alleged discrimination to an Administrator.

Physical and Sexual Abuse Policy

Douglas County Youth Services has a zero-tolerance policy with respect to physical and sexual abuse. Students are encouraged to report physical or sexual abuse, verbally or in writing to any staff member.

  • You be will be taken seriously, treated respectfully, and protected from harm or retaliation.
  • You will immediately be separated from the alleged perpetrator.
  • Your report will be investigated.
  • Any person who has been found to engage in physical or sexual abuse shall be disciplined and may be subject to prosecution.