Counseling and Wellness Services does not release information to University administrators or faculty, to parents, family members, or to outside agencies without the client's written authorization. Exceptions to confidentiality include: as required by Ohio law, when the counselor determines that a person is at risk for child or elder abuse/neglect, suicide, or homicide.

Ethical and Professional Standards

Counseling and Wellness Services adheres to the following documents for standards of professional ethics and practice:

APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists

Rules Governing Psychologists (Ohio)

APA Guidelines for Record Keeping

APA Guidelines for Multicultural Practice

American Psychiatric Association

American Counseling Association