Exceptions to Confidentiality Include:
(1) Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or
elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report to appropriate authorities immediately.
(2) If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person(s), I am required by law to notify the police.
(3) If a client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.
(4) My records can be subpoenaed by a court.