Can a worker at a rehab facility pat you down?

I'm at a Salvation Army Rehab and they've begun conducting pat down searches. They've also threatened us with strip searches. I've been to several facilities including prison and they told us they weren't allowed to touch us. Is this rehab an exception or is my rights being violated? I'm not... show more I'm at a Salvation Army Rehab and they've begun conducting pat down searches. They've also threatened us with strip searches. I've been to several facilities including prison and they told us they weren't allowed to touch us. Is this rehab an exception or is my rights being violated? I'm not concerned about anything being discovered as much as I am about my rights and how far they can go with their power abuse.
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