Student Support Services: Social Work Services

  • School social workers serve as a link between the home, school, and community. They work to ensure students remain in school and graduate, reach their fullest academic potential, and grow socially and emotionally. As part of the educational team, social workers support students’ success in schools and in life by removing barriers that interfere with their performance.

    School social work coordinates services that are provided to assist students to reach their fullest potential include but are not limited to:

     

    Schools

    • School Needs Assessment
    • Mental Health Wraparound support
    • MTSS/IEP Consultation/Participation
    • Teacher & Staff Workshops Training ( i.e. trauma-informed schools, social-emotional learning)
    • Crisis Intervention

     

    Students

    • Individual & Group Counseling
    • Risk Assessment Services
    • Crisis & Grief Counseling Services
    • Home Visits
    • Attendance Monitoring & Support
    • Social-Emotional Learning instruction

     

     

    Parents/Guardians

    • Coordinate Delivery of Child-Welfare
    • Services
    • Home visits
    • Resource Referrals
    • Medical
    • Mental Health
    • Economic Aid
    • Homeless Education Support

     

    Community

    • Program Development
    • Creating Community Partnerships
    • Wraparound Planning
    • Identify and Mobilize Resources
    • Identify & Foster Protective Factors