01 NCAC 17 .0714             VICTIM CONFIDENTIALITY

All abuser treatment programs shall keep all information provided by the victim confidential unless the victim gives written permission for the program to release the information.  All information received by the victim shall be kept in separate files from the participant's files.  If the victim tells the abuser treatment program that the participant has committed a new offense, the treatment program shall encourage the victim to contact:

(1)           appropriate law enforcement; and

(2)           the local victim services program or other support services.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 50B-3(a)(12); 143B-394.16;

Eff. October 1, 2004;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 3, 2017.