Frequently Asked Questions about U.S. Federal Laws & Confidentiality for Survivors

Publish Date: 
2011
Description: 

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about United States Federal Laws and how they impact confidentiality for survivors and service providers.  The laws discussed include the Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Bibliography: 
The Confidentiality Institute & the Safety Net Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence