Year: 1981 Source: Personnel and Guidance Journal, v.59, no.6, (1981), p.305-310 SIEC No: 19820552

This study of school counselors explores their attitudes & behavior toward confidentiality with students. More than 500 counselors randomly selected from New York & Pennsylvania were included in the study. Results indicated common beliefs & behaviors for the entire group. Significant differences were found between counselors with maintenance of confidentiality varying with age of clients & content of sessions. Differences were noted in release of information.(JDW)