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Ethics... Exoploring Privacy and Confidentiality: Gray Areas
The best answer is A. The question was, "what should be your first response?" The possible case of abuse will need first to be verified. Once it is verified the steps outlined in B, C, and D would be considered.
Ethics - What
Should Parents Know?
The requirement that a school or a psychiatrist notify the parents of all minors who consult the psychiatrist would destroy service at once. As a consequence, university health services usually treat students as though they were adults.
Records of the juvenile court are not open to public scrutiny. Under traditional juvenile court philosophy, a veil of secrecy is drawn over its proceedings and records.
These laws do not require the reporting of "mental abuse," which is much more devastating to the child. The percentage of such cases, serious in nature, can well be imagined to be multifold the number of cases of physical abuse.
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