Please Address both topics. Your original response should be at least 350 words
Use your words wisely so the posting has substance and includes examples and explanations. Limit the use of direct quotes, and do your best to critically evaluate and synthesize the literature in your own words wherever possible. Make sure to include in-text citations and a reference list as appropriate.
The Ethics Code has two specific definitions for HIPAA Laws as they pertain to a practice in the field and doing research. Many agencies have their own HIPAA policies and consent form for clients to sign. Today we are using more electronic records in practice and research. Electronic records include sending a complete file, emails between professionals, and all consent forms. Take a position on the use of electronic records and support your position with documentation from the text and outside sources. Evaluate the difference between client disclosure of records and the disclosure of records by the law. Support your work with in-text citations.
There are times when a psychology professional can release information or talk about individual without using names. Explain under what circumstances this could be acceptable. What happens when the information is identified by a person who may be in attendance at a professional Seminar and believes that the case discussed is a person he or she know? What are your thoughts regarding the use of actual cases in a lecture, assignment, or even as a case study to learn about a disorder? Support and document your position on this question.