Confidentiality in Social Work Practice | 4 Things to Avoid


Confidentiality and Privacy are one of the core Ethical Standards that we must uphold through the NASW Code of Ethics.

Confidentiality in Social Work Practice not only guides the work that we do with children, youth and families in direct practice, but also guides how we handle information shared with 3rd parties and client records.

When explaining confidentiality to your clients, it is important to have a script that you can remember and recite every time you engage with a new Social Work client. Having a high degree of trust and confidentiality are two ways to ensure a strong therapeutic relationship, but there are also 4 major things that you should avoid in your practice.

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I created The Social Work Success Path blog and podcast, during the pandemic of 2021 to provide online education and mentorship for Social Workers. I felt very isolated and disconnected being only in the second year of running my private practice. I strongly considered going back to work when everything shut down. The resources and tools that I share helped me to maintain my practice through the pandemic and plan a successful transition as a Social Work content creator, doing work that I love and connecting with Social Workers all around the world. I did this in the span of 1 year, but using the resources, trainings and tools that I have pulled together, and all my all lessons learned, you can make your career transition much sooner than I did!

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