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 guide for healthcare providers describes the rights of individuals under HIPAA and helps the reader maneuver the legal details of parental/guardian access to child health records given various...

This section of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Web site details relevant privacy and security rules in HIPAA. There are sections on this site that provide details on the HIPAA administrative...

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 tenth grade student is being treated by a licensed mental health counselor in a community mental health agency. Over time, the counselor has come to understand that the adolescent has a...

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...

A youth with a delinquency offense is referred from the local juvenile court to a group home for adolescents. The administrator of the group home sees in the youth’s records that she had tested...

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