Tarasco's Case Study

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Allie Therapist cannot legally have disclosed information discussed during Allies session to her parents. Unless Allie stated that she was going to harm someone or herself. and the counselor had ‘reasonable suspicion’ (Youth, 5th Edition) . The counselor had no legal duty to disclosed what was discussed during the sessions (Youth, 5th Edition). Now in the Tarasco case the client told the therapist that he wanted to kill someone and he even provided her name (Video, 1976). The therapist did the right thing and reported it to the police, however he did not inform the victim that her life may be in danger. Which caused her parents to file a law suit after her death. (Video, 1976) . At this time there were no laws stating a Therapist had to disclose
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