The final ruling outlines the specifics for the 2008 amendments to FERPA. It specifically clarifies permissible disclosures, and provides guidance on the FERPA-HIPAA relationship.  File:  120908a....

This table catalogues key sections of FERPA, HIPAA, and the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records of the Public Health Service Act. For each key component of legislation, the...

The Uninterrupted Scholar’s Act of 2013 is a statute which amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Specifically, this law assists schools and social welfare agencies in...

This document describes the Navigating Information Sharing (NIS) Toolkit. It discusses applicable laws, specifically focusing on FERPA HIPAA, and outlines the important steps to implement...

This guide for school administrators, health care professionals, and others explains the relationship between the FERPA and the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The guide addresses how these two laws apply to...

The mayor and city council of a mid-size city have established a Youth Violence Prevention Coalition that includes representatives from 20 community organizations, including the school district, the...

An eight-year-old child who was found to have been physically abused by his biological parents was removed from their home and placed in foster care. The child’s biological parents are contesting...

A case manager from a community-based youth-serving agency has been asked by a high school to work with a student who is considered at risk. The student has a history of poor grades and attendance...

The Navigating Information Sharing webinar that was delivered on September 14, 2012 by the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention.   The purpose of the webinar was...