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Are there any exceptions to the duty of confidentiality?

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April Chan
11 March 2021
Are there any exceptions to the duty of confidentiality?

Are there any exceptions to the duty of confidentiality?

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Mavis Chan
11 March 2021

Good luck.

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April Chan
11 March 2021

It’s really helpful!

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Mavis Chan
11 March 2021

These include:
• The young person consenting to the disclosure.
• The young person being at risk of serious self-harm or suicide.
• The young person is at risk of harming others.
• The young person is at risk of or is the victim of physical, sexual or emotional abuse.
• Legal requirements for disclosure which include court proceedings, notifiable diseases and testing for blood alcohol levels or other drugs.
• Necessity for the young person’s well-being, such as during an emergency when urgent communication is required, or communication between members of the treating team.

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