As a school counselor, I am bound by the Ethical Standards of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). Everything said will be kept confidential except in the following situations: 1.) The student directs the counselor to tell someone else; 2.) The counselor believes the student is a danger to themselves or others; 3.) The counselor becomes aware of or suspects child abuse or neglect; 4.) The counselor is ordered by a judge to disclose information.