Your Right as a Parent
It is important to show respect for your child’s privacy; however, if you have concerns for their safety or well-being, you have the right to take action
- Set and enforce rules and consequences.
- Know your child’s friends and their friends’ parents.
- Know your child’s whereabouts; who they are with and what they are doing.
- Monitor, track, and limit the use of the computer, phones, and other electronic devices.
- Search your child’s room, vehicle, or other personal space.
- Read your child’s diary.
- Call law enforcement if your child is engaging in illegal or harmful behaviors.
- Administer a drug test.
- Schedule a drug/alcohol evaluation.