In 2007 I confided in a school counselor that my younger sibling and I were being abused/neglected at home. At the time, one of our parents worked for the school system so instead of filing a report with CPS, the counselor informed my parents of my claim.
At the end of the next school year, we moved to another district and parent x quit their job. From this point on, the trauma, degradation and neglect continued. The physical abuse stopped, with only a few instances between then and present-day.
My siblings' depression and anxiety worsened and eventually, come her senior year in high school, her mental health was so poor that she had a 504 and could not bring herself to leave the house to attend school. She attended for about two weeks, four at the most.
It was not until the school threatened to pursue legal action against our parents that they placed her in homebound studies. Thankfully, she graduated on time in 2016.
If this counselor had acted appropriately, we would not have endured another 10+ years of trauma, continuing into present day. We both have diagnosed long-term or "permanent" mental illnesses and I have a diagnosis of PTSD, which could have been prevented.
No, you have no legal claim against that counselor. You made a report, and the counselor responded by taking what action he/she felt was appropriate at the time. You don't say that you continued making periodic reports that the abuse was continuing. If you had, then the answer might be different. But if you made one report, and the counselor talked to your parents, and that was the end of the reports, then as far as the counselor knew, the matter was resolved.
I'm not saying anything about statute of limitations. If you think you really want to proceed with a case against the counselor, then you should find a local attorney and review that matter together.
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