Kinds of Situation When Confidentiality Protocols Must Be Breached.

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TDA 31-3.3 Justify the kinds of situation when confidentiality protocols must be breached.
Adults who work with children and young people will come to know most of the personal information like date of birth, address and contact details and also sensitive information like behavioural issues, some medical information, family background, whether parents are divorcing and so on. It is the responsibility of the adult to keep this information confidential. They must protect the identity of the child they work with and that of their families and carers. They must do everything in their power to protect the privacy of every child and adult.
This can be done by keeping their personal information safe and secure. They can pass it on those who
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John is worried about his friend and tells this to his mother. His mother informs this to the teacher. One day when children were changing into their PE uniforms, the teacher notices some bruises on his back. When she asked rishi about this he keeps quiet.
In this case the teacher should inform the head teacher about this incident and if may involve the police if necessary.
Adults working with children should be careful if taking photographs of children for displays or for any magazine. Parental permission should be taken before giving their photographs for any publication or media. But If they are approached by a police for some investigation then their photographs should be given even if there is no parental permission for this.
You must use your professional judgement to decide whether to share or not, and what information is appropriate to share. Base your information sharing decisions considering the safety and well-being of others who may be affected by their actions. If you decide to share an information then record what you have shared, with whom and for what purpose. If you not sure of how to deal with the situation then seek advice from your supervisor or from a professional body.
Before sharing the information check why the other person wants the information, what is the result they are trying to achieve and could the aims be achieved without sharing the information.
You should be open about
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