2011 ORS § 675.390¹
Confidentiality of communication by clients
  • exceptions

A certified sex offender therapist, or any employee of a certified sex offender therapist, may not disclose any communication made by a client during the course of noninvestigatory professional treatment or rehabilitation, except:

(1) When the client or a person authorized to act on behalf of the client gives consent to the disclosure;

(2) When the client initiates legal action or makes a complaint against a sex offender therapist to the Sex Offender Treatment Board;

(3) When the communication reveals the intent to commit a crime harmful to the client or others;

(4) When the communication reveals that a minor may have been a victim of a crime or physical, sexual or emotional abuse or neglect; or

(5) To juvenile and adult parole and probation officers supervising the client under a mandated sex offender treatment condition imposed by a court or releasing authority. [2007 c.841 §9]

Note: See note under 675.360 (Legislative findings).