School Social Worker
  • School Social Workers can help students by offering:
    The following information is adapted and reformatted from the School Social Workers Association of Georgia website Brochure for your reference.
  • Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Support:

    ·         Work with students to improve school attendance
    ·         Provide individual student and family counseling
    ·         Provide crisis intervention support
    ·         Consult with faculty/staff/families regarding behavior/emotional concerns
    ·         Help schools provide adequate supports for achieving behavioral goals
    ·         Facilitate social skills training and/or support groups for students

  • Community Outreach & Resource Development:

    ·         Connect families with support groups
    ·         Provide parenting workshops
    ·         Provide advocacy for children and their families
    ·         Locate mentoring and recreational resources
    ·         Consult with interagency partners to determine ways to help meet students’ needs
    ·         Link families with available community resources for:

    >  Early education intervention
    >  Emergency aid
    >  Mental health assistance
    >  Financial resources

  • Academic Support:

    ·         Enhance communication between home and school
    ·         Complete assessments to help determine students’ needs for support
    ·         Support parents/guardians to be partners in their children’s education
    ·         Attend team meetings to help develop social-emotional goals of Individualized Educational Plans
           and 504 Plans
    ·         Provide staff development
     

 

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THE MISSION OF THE GREENE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM IS TO EDUCATE, INSPIRE, CHALLENGE, AND SUPPORT STUDENTS TO BE PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS PREPARED TO COMPETE GLOBALLY
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