This course counts as 5 continuing education hours.
Lessons 1-4 with Practice Quizzes, which includes two course readings and course text on applications specific to counselors
Course reading 1: Joint Guidance on Amendments to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act by the Uninterrupted Scholars Act (May 2014)
Course reading 2: IDEA and FERPA Confidentiality Provisions (June 2014)
Course Reading 3: Joint Guidance on Amendments to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to Student Health Records (November 2008)
Participants will correctly identify the definition of educational records
Participants will demonstrate application of FERPA as it pertains to the work of counselors
Participants will demonstrate knowledge of procedures for remaining compliant with FERPA
Target Audience: Certified counselors who work with schools in any capacity (employer/contractor)
Format: Online self-study
Instructor: Valerie Evans, Ph.D.
This Access CEU course is based on primary documentation from the United States Department of Education (ED) and was neither developed nor endorsed by ED.