Procedures | Confidentiality

Parent records do not value the same privilege of confidentiality as with attorneys. The WSVC is not mandated by HIPAA and records of interactions between parents and staff are not kept confidential. Whenever possible, the Center will otherwise make all reasonable efforts to keep records confidential, and will refuse to release information without the consent of the parent.

Parents should be aware that records are created, maintained and are available as follows:

To obtain a copy of this information, the Center must receive a court order

To obtain a copy of this report, the Center must receive a court order, except when requested by Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

The Center will not be the site for court-ordered assessment. A qualified and trained professional can better serve this function.