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Chapter 25: Melissa: Minors' Rights and Confidentiality
Melissa is a seventeen-year-old Taiwanese female who is a junior in high school. She lives with her mother and father in a medium-size city in the northwestern United States. Also, she has an older brother who is a college student and lives away from home. She is a good student and is active in student government and sports in her high school. She is planning to attend college and she expresses aspirations of becoming a veterinarian.
Melissa visited her school counselor and asked to talk about concerns she had for several peers who were having difficulty with some other girls. Donna, a twenty-eight-year-old white female, is the school counselor, and she noted that Melissa was pleasant and ...