Understanding Your Ethical Confidentiality Obligations Under FERPA, 42 CFR Part 2, State Law and HIPAA

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

PRESENTATION:  The role of the Student Support Professional in a school setting comes with a myriad of ethical and legal obligations. One of your foremost duties is to preserve student record information privacy and this duty is informed by both state and federal law. The threefold goals of this seminar are to equip you to better understand the scope of your state and federal duties pertaining to student privacy; to recognize the exceptions to these duties, and to further best practices with regard to maintaining student privacy and making lawful disclosures. This fast-paced seminar will also provide an opportunity for a case study approach as well as questions and answers.  As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the scope of state and federal mandates regarding student privacy.

2. Identify the circumstances when exceptions to these regulations are applicable.

3. Learn best practices in maintaining records and making lawful disclosures.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Dean Eggert is an attorney with extensive experience representing school districts in the areas of general school law and federal special education law. He is admitted to practice law in all NH Federal Courts including the Supreme Court. He has argued cases in all, and has two pending cases in the US Supreme Court. Dean served as legal counsel for the City of Manchester School District from 1985 to 2008. Today he represents numerous school districts throughout the state. Dean has authored numerous articles in the field of school law and speaks both locally and nationally on federal special education law and other school law issues. Among his many accolades are: Lawyer of the Year in the field of education law, president of the New Hampshire Council of School Attorneys and Best Lawyers in America in the field of education and municipal law. He is a certified mediator serving as such in over 80 cases.

Dean has served on a number of nonprofit boards and is active in local, national and global relief projects. He earned a BA in Communications from Wheaton College and received his JD from the University of California at Los Angeles where he served as a member of the UCLA Law Review from 1983-1985.

Dean resides in Bow, NH with his wife Cheryl. He has served on the board of his church and the board of a private school. He currently serves on the Board of Good Soil Partners and assists in formulating the vision and direction for the organization in Malawi. He is a veteran of ten trips to Malawi, Africa where he works with Good Soil in providing scholarships and developing a secondary school.

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Event Details

September 15, 2021
8:30 am - 11:45 am
Registration Fee – $40.00
Registration Fee with NASW/NBCC – $45.00