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What are the legal issues of confidentiality of preparing an IEP for a student under IDEA of 2004? Please help prepare a chart and summary of the legal implications of confidentiality of writing an IEP for a student.

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I will respond to each confidentiality section under the IDEA 2004 Act; for implementing a IEP.

Confidentiality: The Secretary takes appropriate action, in accordance with the law to ensure the protection of the confidentiality of any personally identifiable data, information, and records collected or maintained by the Secretary and by SEAs and LEAs pursuant to Part B of the Act.

(a) Destruction means physically destroy or removal of personal identifiers from information so that the information is no longer personally identifiable.
(b) Education records means the type of records covered under the ...

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The legal implications of confidentiality are determined. The confidentiality of preparing an IEP for a student under IDEA of 2004 are determined. Legal issues are analyzed.

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Read the following scenario and when you have done this please comment on what you think are the ethical (300 words) and the legal (300 words) issues are that to be considered when working with Jenny, a seven year old girl.

Jenny is referred to you because she is profoundly "depressed". The referral letter from the GP (which arrives in the mail) also gives the following information about her mother Jane.
- A long history of contact with Mental Health Services
-History of horrific child sexual assault by a family member
- Client reports that this occurs occasionally
- Long history of self harm and suicidal ideation
-Dissociative presentation in the nature of;

1 Appearing to be distant and absentminded during sessions
2 Has reported that she's found herseif in places she does not remember going to and done things that she can't remember such as painting pictures and planting out garden beds
3 Purchased things she can't remember buying such as badly matched clothing for her children
4 Has reported that she hears voices

It has been observed that as a mother she is cold angry and withdrawn both socially and emotionally.

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