What is the role of HIPAA in regards to the confidentiality of records?

1. Why do you believe the security of confidential therapy and health records is important to the ethical practice of psychology?

2. What is the role of HIPAA in regards to the confidentiality of records?

3. What’s an additional role of HIPAA in regards to the confidentiality of records?

(This will be used to answer questions 4-6) Assume you have been called as an expert witness in a court proceeding.

4. What considerations or limitations does the APA Ethics Code place upon you in terms of what you may disclose as part of your testimony?

5. What potential challenges might this present to your professional relationship with your client?

6. List an additional challenge this might present to your professional relationship with your client?

7. Provide citation and reference to the material(s) you discuss. Describe what you found interesting regarding this topic, and why.

8. Describe how you will apply that learning in your daily life, including your work life.

 

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