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School Social Workers

SSWAG

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

Georgia Crisis and Access Line
1-800-715-4225

Suicide Hotline Number
988

Resources

Troup County Resources

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

Maggie Brown 
LaGrange High School/Gardner Newman Middle School/Hillcrest Elementary Phone: 706-883-1590 ext. 1357

Tara Truitt
Callaway High School/Callaway Middle School/The Hope Academy
Phone: 706-845-2070 ext. 5612

Natisha Evans
West Point/Hogansville Elementary/Long Cane Elementary

Briana Moore
Clearview Elementary

Keyanna Staples
Berta Weathersbee Elementary/Ethel Kight Elementary/Franklin Forest Elementary