This module provides an overview of best practices in protecting client confidentiality. It discusses professional, ethical and interpersonal considerations in confidentiality in home visiting.

Learning Objectives

  1. Make decisions about how to maintain confidentiality
  2. Talk with families about the family’s rights and the home visitor’s responsibility to maintain confidentiality
  3. Think about confidentiality issues within the framework of the home visitor – client relationship
  4. Understand how confidentiality laws apply to home visiting
  5. Name the main points of the three laws