Confidentiality… we all know about it…but do our clients? When I was a starting social worker I thought beginning a session with a confidentiality statement would seem stiff and cold. Untrue, In this video I share how a confidentiality statement can help to create a safe space for a client. I will also share reasons why ensuring our clients understand confidentiality is important & how I make my personal statement of confidentiality in session. Majority of my work is with adolescents and children, which means that I have gotten pretty good at explaining confidentiality.
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