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Confidentiality III

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Detroit
Local Time: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


This training is funded by the Michigan Crime Victims Service Commission, through a grant under the Victims of Crime Act. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Michigan Crime Victims Service Commission.

Free! MCEDSV Confidentiality Training III

Wednesday, January 31, 2017,  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



Once we are given the privilege of knowing a survivor's story, we are responsible to allow them to take full ownership of their information. This series is designed to help you do just that -- without leaving your desk!

Attorneys and advocates for victims of crime, including legal service providers for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and trafficking, legal advocates and anyone interested in assisting survivors.

Throught this series participants will:

  • Gain or refresh knowledge on the state and federal laws touching on confidentiality and privilege as they pertain to various helpers who support survivors.
  • Learn strategies to maintain file confidentiality and assist clients in taking control over their information, for example, how to seek removal of information that has been posted online or quash a subpoena seeking private details.
  • Get tips on how to request that a case proceed under pseudonym, appear as a crime victim advocate, and otherwise ask for the court's help in protecting your client's personal information.

Instructor: Elinor, or “Elly” Jordan is a Staff Attorney at the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence and has several years of experience advocating for individuals who have been victimized.  Elly’s work at the Coalition is focused on enhancing legal services to victims of crime through training, resources, and litigation. Elly previously represented immigrant victims of abuse and neglect at the Michigan State University College of Law Immigration Law Clinic, and is an adjunct professor of Refugee & Asylum Law at Michigan State.


Click here to register now for the series!


Continuing Education Units for Social Work: This webinar is approved for 1.5 hours of CEUs for Social Work only. MCEDSV is an approved provider of CEUs for Social Work only.

If applicable, training registration payments require a credit card. If you need to discuss alternate payment arrangements, email MCEDSV Training and Events Coordinator.  


Location: GoToWebinar®
Fees: $0.00 - This webinar training is free
+$15.00/person - CEUs for Social Work
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