While attending college and enrolling in classes that coincided with my future career, I have been granted the opportunity to learn about various forms of social work and their targeted populations. The college courses that I have completed which include th...
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...only directed to the school counselor if they are having behavioral issues or if the teacher notices a drastic change in a students’ behavior that is significant enough to direct them to a counselor and inform the parents/guardians. When targeting businesses, in my opinion, it would be important to begin with targeting the companies that are considered the most stressful jobs to have, and as part of orientation for the hiring process to complete a lesson on mental health being that one of the qualifications to receive FMLA is to suffer from a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of his or her job. With these few, nevertheless, momentous changes to spread awareness, mental health can become an ordinary topic of discussion within every household and not just swept under a rug until a catastrophic event takes place.
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