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    Confidentiality
     
     Here to Help
    Welcome to the Counselors' website.
     
    7th Grade Counselor - Class of 2024
    Emily Danner 972-747-3308 
    email: emily.danner@allenisd.org
     
    8th Grade Counselor - Class of 2023
    Jennifer Wedge 972-747-3308
    email: jennifer.wedge@allenisd.org
     
    Administrative Counselor for both Classes
     
     
    Follow us on Twitter:  @emscounselors 
     
     
     

    Confidentiality

    While it is important that a student’s  conversations with a school counselor 
    be kept confidential, confidentiality  does have its limitations. According
    to the American School Counselor Association’s Ethical Standards for 
    School Counselors, counselors must  “keep information confidential unless 
    legal requirements demand that  confidential information be revealed
    or a breach is required to prevent serious  and foreseeable harm to the student” 
    (American School Counselor Association [ASCA], 2010).

     
     
    The most frequent type of breaches
     include a student verbalizing the
     following:

    1)      Verbal, Physical or Sexual Abuse

    2)      Neglect

    3)      A desire to harm him/herself

    4)      A desire to harm someone else

    5)      An unreported sexual assault

    Reference:

    American School Counselor Association.
    Ethical Standards for School Counselors.
    American School Counselor Association,
    n.d. Web. 19 March 2013. <
    http://www.counselors.k12.sd.us/ethics.html