FIND YOUR ANSWERS BELOW:
I will offer a professional working relationship that is safe for clients to share and discuss personal and sensitive issues. However there are circumstances under which I cannot maintain confidentiality:
Concerns that the clients is a danger to themselves or others
Concerns about the health, welfare or safety of children or vulnerable adults
If the therapist is liable to civil or criminal court proceeding if the information was not discussed
I am legally bound to disclose information relating to terrorism
I will aim to discuss my concerns with the client encouraging them to seek appropriate support. In exceptional circumstances I may need to make the refferal
As part of the BACP code of ethics I am obliged to have my work overseen by a supervisor. Aspects of my work will be shared with the supervisor to maintain competent and safe working relationships with the client and to provide a service that is of high standard.
All records will be held securely and I will ensure the utmost confidentiality in the treatment of any information held about clients in line with BACP framework for good practice and data protection act.
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