Human Services Privacy and Confidentiality Discussion

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To further your study of clients’ important rights of privacy and confidentiality, you will do some research on your own. This will assist you in learning the history of these rights and examining their implications for ethical practice. Then, you will create a plan for how you will ensure you respect these rights in your future practice. Use the readings, internet to research the development of clients’ rights of privacy and confidentiality.

Please respond to the following:

  • Discuss the history and the basis of clients’ rights to privacy and the development of the right of confidentiality.
  • Why are these rights necessary and important for clients receiving services?
  • How do these rights impact service delivery by human service professionals?
  • Develop a plan to protect your future clients’ rights to privacy and confidentiality.
    • Discuss ways you intend to implement these ideas in your practice.

Please read the following chapter in your text:

  • Chapter 6: “Confidentiality: Ethical and Legal Issues”

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Running Head: HUMAN SERVICES- PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY

Human Services- Privacy and Confidentiality

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Discuss the history and the basis of clients’ rights to privacy and the development of the
right of confidentiality.
The right to privacy is the time-travel paradox of constitutional law, even though it did
not exist as a constitutional doctrine until 1961 and did not form the basis of a Supreme Court
ruling until 1965, it is, in some respects, the oldest constitutional right. Citing the Fourteenth
amendment’s due process clause, the resulting 1965 Supreme Court case –Connecticut vs.
Griswold- struck down all state-level bans on birth control and established the right to privacy as
a constitutional doctrine (Woody, 2001). Today, the right to privacy is a quite common cause of
action in numerous civil lawsuits. As such, modern tort laws include four genera...


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