By law, your protected health information cannot be disclosed without your written authorization.
- Suspected physical, emotion, and sexual child abuse
- Child neglect
- Dependent adult abuse
- Elder Abuse
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person(s), I must notify the police and inform the intended victim(s).
- If a client intends to harm him or herself, I will take every step possible to avoid breaking confidentiality. However, if the client is unable or unwilling to collaborate with me, I will take further measures, allowed by law, which may break confidentiality.