Confidentiality & Privacy (for Agencies & Programs Working With Survivors)
NNEDV created an online toolkit to help programs and agencies understand and implement their confidentiality obligations. For more information and templates that you can adapt, visit tools.nnedv.org.
The purpose of this document is to assist providers in thinking through the nuances of the generic concept of legal privilege in a court of law. Providers will be better able to protect confidential survivor... Read More ▹
This piece addresses common confidentiality questions about several U.S. federal laws that may impact victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. It highlights key... Read More ▹
Updated in 2011, this 14 page piece answers commonly asked questions about confidentiality provisions in the U.S. federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and clarifies best practices for informed consent... Read More ▹
This one pager quickly reviews best practices for non-profit community based advocacy agencies to maintain survivor confidentiality and privacy under the U.S. federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA),... Read More ▹