23.5 Confidentiality

(Amended 8/11; 4/14; 10/15)

The UI Employee Assistance Program adheres to strict ethical guidelines pertaining to client confidentiality. It is, however, necessary to recognize that the state's mandatory reporter law provides for exceptions to this rule in particular situations. For example, an Employee Assistance Program counselor is required by law to report child and dependent adult abuse, and to take action if a client poses clear and imminent danger to self and/or others, or in the case of a subpoena or court order.