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Security and Confidentiality for Videoconferencing Groups

Providing proper security 

Steps to support privacy 

  • A new meeting link is sent out for each group every session 

  • Participants remain in a virtual waiting room until admitted by the host 

  • Private chats are turned off 

  • Patients cannot use their full name in the platform 

  • Group norms (link to group norms tool) relating to confidentiality are established 

  • Host provides individual reminders as needed


View additional tools and learn more about videoconferencing group therapy.


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