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Best Practices for Preserving Survivor Confidentiality in Client Documentation and Responding to Information Requests

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
1:30 pm3:00 pm

On September 28, 2021, from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, join the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Alicia Aiken, attorney and Director of the Danu Center’s Confidentiality Institute, for the webinar “Best Practices for Preserving Survivor Confidentiality in Client Documentation and Responding to Information Requests.” The session will focus on best practices for protecting survivor information, obtaining informed consent, and responding to outside requests for survivor information. NYSCADV’s policy team also will review New York State’s new DV advocate privilege law and how it should simplify DV advocates’ response from third parties for client information.

Who Should Attend:

Registration is open to domestic violence advocates of private, nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations and programs that have a primary purpose of providing shelter and supportive services to adult and youth victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, and their dependents. This includes programs that are licensed by the NYS Office for Children and Family Services or have local NY Department of Social Services contracts to provide domestic violence services, either residential or nonresidential.