May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It's been designated as such since 1949 by Mental Health America. The overall goal has been to convey that mental health is something that everybody in America should care about.
The ability to feel another's pain, to take a step back from that, be concerned, and put into play efficacious therapeutic processes is a desirable trait among staff. Yet, hasn't it always been a challenge to find that out before hiring someone?
Most anyone in the mental health field can anticipate the potential problem and conflict: a joyous Muslim holiday coinciding with an American tragedy that is associated with the actions of some Muslim extremists.