10A ncac 28F .1001        PROBATION AND DISCHARGE

(a)  A patient at an alcohol and drug abuse treatment center may be placed on probation by the clinical team for failure to adhere to the prescribed treatment plan or any other violation of the rules and regulations of the alcohol and drug abuse treatment center.  Persons placed on probation shall be counseled to assure that they understand the rules, including their right to file a grievance as specified in 10A NCAC 28B .0203  STATE FACILITY GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE AND REPORTS, Division publication HUMAN RIGHTS FOR CLIENTS IN STATE OWNED AND OPERATED FACILITIES, APSM 95‑1, 07/01/89, adopted pursuant to G.S. 150B‑14(c).

(b)  Probation shall be for a period of one week from the detection of the violation.

(c)  Patients committing one of the violations listed in Part (a) of this Rule while on probation may be discharged by vote of the clinical team, who will ensure the patients' understanding of the right to file a grievance as cited in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑181; 143B‑147;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1990; March 1, 1990.