Information students share with the Counselor is
confidential. The student’s right to privacy is guarded as much as permitted
by law, ethics and school rules. All meetings held with the Counselor
will remain confidential unless the student or parent gives permission to share
information with related parties. As Professional School Counselors, we will
respect the rights of confidentiality of personal information disclosed during
the course of conversation between ourselves and students, except in the
- If the student presents danger to him or herself.
- If the student presents danger to others.
- If the student has been abused by others, and/or if required
to do so by court order.
- If the student gives permission for the information to be
As mandated reporters, we are bound by Federal and State law to break
confidentiality in the situations mentioned above and will do so to protect our
students and to remain legally and ethically true to our profession. The
Professional School Counselor may consult with other school professionals but
will only share information necessary to achieving the goals of the