You are working with a 65-year-old female client, Mary, who has been coming to s

You are working with a 65-year-old female client, Mary, who has been coming to see you for six months for grief and loss issues because she lost her sibling and her brother within a month of each other about a year ago. She has a daughter and a son who are both married and she has four grandchildren. Her children live a few hours away from her. She has three close friends whom she sees regularly. Mary has just been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer and has stated that, although she is okay to undergo treatment that may extend her life, she does not want to. She stated that she just wants to end her suffering as quickly as possible because there is no hope of getting better.
Let’s debate this case study. If your last name begins with A-L you will discuss and argue for duty to protect/warn in this case. If your last name begins with M-Z you will discuss and argue against duty to warn/protect in this case. Consider any specific ethics and state statutes that pertain to this scenario and your discussion. What specific steps might you take in this case depending on what side of the debate you are on?

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