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Passage of 1975 initiative, Education for Handicapped Children Act (Public Law -94-142), helped to facilitate Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, (IDEA) which, further cemented equality and academia inclusion for the delayed population, (Brener, Martindale, and Weist, 2001). In addition, the Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) secures an array of abundant individualized educational agenda’s the entire life span for those denoted as either cognitively, emotive, psychobiologically or as psychopathological restrictive individuals. To guide and ensure these population secures healthy living standards in the education and community environs Mental Health Counselors, (MHC) are staffed by states agencies such as, state governed Regional Centers. Each enactment established by U.S Department of Education in 2005 to advance education and environment requirements attempting to secure academic equality and quality. 2. Additionally, the profession, MHC, are utilized by either the state or county agencies that assist to maintain health and wellness safety at public school sites encompassing: Sexual education guidance elaborates on transmitted diseases, damaged caused by tobacco usage, drug and alcohol excessiveness or abuse, emotional traumatic stressors pertain to a few pathological constructs MCH counsel at public school sites. School Health Policies and Programs Study, (SHPPS) adequately deciphers type of counseling within school environment is needed by conducting a questionnaire survey to substantially secure balanced health fitness in public schools, (Brener, Nancy, D., Weist, M., Adelman, H., Taylor, L., and Vernon-Smiley, M., 2007). This is mandated by the agency, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's that advoca... ... middle of paper ... ...d Vernon-Smiley, M., 2007. Mental health and social services: Results from the school health policies and programs study 2006. Journal of School Health; 7: 486-499 Day-Vines, Norma L, Patton, James, M Baytops, Joy 2003). Counseling african american adolescents: The impact of race, culture, and middle class status. Professional School Counseling, 7(1), pp. 40-51 Erford, B., T., 2009. Orientation to the Counseling Profession: Advocacy, Ethics, and Essential Professional Foundations Kann, L., Brener, Nancy, D., and Allensworth, Diane, D, 2001. Health Education: Results from the school health policies and programs study 2000. Journal of School Health, 71(7), 266-278 Nancy D. Brener, Jim Martindale, Mark D. Weist, 2001. Mental health and social services: Results from the school health policies and programs study 2000. Journal of School Health, 71(7), 209-312
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