Search Results : “University of Oregon”

Sep 262015
 September 26, 2015  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, U.S., Youth & Schools

AP reports: A state licensing board is proposing a $5,000 fine, a reprimand and ethics training for the head of the University of Oregon’s counseling office. The proposed discipline, announced Friday, stems from allegations that Shelly Kerr released a student’s counseling records to the UO’s lawyers without the student’s permission. [Read More…]

Apr 082015
 April 8, 2015  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, U.S., Youth & Schools

Richard Read reports: University of Oregon Provost Frances Bronet acted decisively last month after the school received nationwide criticism for accessing a rape survivor’s therapy records for a lawsuit. Bronet assured students in a March 20 memo that UO’s counseling center would keep records confidential barring extraordinary circumstances. She urged them to use university mental-health services without fear. Meanwhile, [Read More…]

Mar 042015
 March 4, 2015  Posted by  Court, U.S., Youth & Schools

Stephanie Castillo reports: The University of Oregon (UO) is under fire for using a student rape victim’s therapy records against her after she sued the campus for mishandling her sexual assault case. […] FERPA is a federal law that protects the privacy of students’ “education records.” These records refer to [Read More…]

Feb 092015
 February 9, 2015  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Youth & Schools

Tyler Kingkade reports: The University of Oregon illegally pried through the medical records of a female student who was expected to file a sexual assault-related lawsuit against the school, a staff therapist claims. Jennifer Morlok, a senior staff therapist at UO’s counseling center, alleges in a letter to university administrators [Read More…]