Cell Phone Policy


The purpose of this policy is to promote a safe and productive treatment environment that maintains confidentiality and minimizes distractions towards others. This policy applies to the use of cellular devices.


This policy applies to all students and visitors.


1. Cell phones shall be turned off or set to silent mode upon entry into CAPS.  While waiting for your counseling session silent phone use such as texting and internet browsing is permitted, however, incoming and outgoing calls are discouraged in order to minimize any distractions of others.

2. Photography, video, & audio recordings are not permitted.

3. Cell phone use during individual or group counseling sessions is a distraction to the counseling process and is not permitted.  Inform your counselor prior to the start of your session if there is a possible emergency or urgent situation that may require you to utilize your phone.