Tag Archives: breach of confidentiality

Cyber Liability: Laptop Theft and Other PHI Breach Risks

Mental and allied health providers, especially business entities, have a heightened cyber security risk exposure because we're not just [...]

Privilege and Confidentiality – A Deeper Look

In the September 2017 issue of this Avoiding Liability Bulletin, I raised several questions regarding the related but different [...]

Breach of Confidentiality Claims

Therapists and counselors are expected to be keenly aware of their duty of confidentiality, but it is often the case that confidential [...]

Ethical Standards – Conflict with the Law

Some practitioners have learned the hard way that they need to distinguish between ethical standards and laws. While a conflict between [...]

Using Patient Information in Public Presentations

It is not unusual for therapists to talk with colleagues about the work they are doing with certain patients or clients, either [...]

Group Therapy

… When a counselor or therapist is working with a group, the duty of confidentiality is of course upon the therapist or counselor. [...]

Breach of Confidentiality – How Much Accountability and to Whom

… Confidentiality is the primary cornerstone of psychotherapy. Without the promise of confidentiality, patients and clients would be [...]

Breach Of Confidentiality? – No Revelation To Third Party

… What duty of confidentiality does a therapist or counselor have with respect to the use of the information gained during a counseling [...]