What We Do - Social Workers

School Social Workers are the link between home, school, and community. School Social Workers promote and support student academic and social success by providing specialized services that include:

Individual and group counseling

Parent education and training

Support groups

Professional case management

Crisis prevention and intervention

Resource connection

Advocacy for students, parents and the school system

Collaboration with community agencies and other pupil services

Individual and group counseling

Parent education and training

Support groups

Professional case management

 

School Social Workers Help Students:

Increase academic success

Improve interpersonal relationships

Cope with crisis situations

Develop self-discipline

Develop problem-solving skills

Resolve conflicts without violence

Improve attendance

Build self-esteem

Remain in school and graduate

Develop and refine social skills

Cope with stress

 

 

School Social Workers support parents and families to:

Participate more fully in their children's education 

Identify and meet their children's social and emotional needs

Use school and community resources more effectively