Veterans are helped by the social workers in way that they are treated psychologically, mental illness is taken care and other treatments as oncology. Most of the social workers also assist the veterans in their day to day activities. Events like Christmas, Thanks giving need a lot of arrangement and the social workers assist them in arranging for these events.
Veterans deserve and command respect. At the later stages of their life, veterans maintain a high self esteem. They do not want to be sympathized. They do expect help, but in terms of professionalism, they do not expect others to take over their work. With their tons of experience, they expertise in their work and help others in doing the same.
The life of a person changes once he becomes a veteran. When he/she is a civilian, they do not expect much help from people in assisting them. But once their life term is over, they lose the self confidence of doing things themselves and require aid. Their life style changes in a way that they do not bother much about their work. During their life as a civilian, they struggle, win and succeed. Veteran change their lifestyle in a way that they share their experience with others.
The program offered by the university was a wonderful one. It helped all the target audience to convert their thinking in a more student style. All the people who were present there, for a moment lost their present and changed the way their thinking was. The target audience is either people who are returning after a long time spending time in the army or those who are entering school after a long time. These people got an idea about how their education path should be. With their pre-admission planning session with specially trained veterans’ counselors, we got the opportunity to discuss prior academic and work experience, interests, and the many options available at Pitt (Pre-College Advising, pitt.edu).
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