School Social Work

  • School Social Work is a specialized area of practice within the broad field of the social work profession. School Social Workers bring unique knowledge and skills to the school system and the Students Support Services team. In particular, School Social Workers are trained in mental health and behavioral issues. They provide positive behavioral support, academic and classroom support, consultation with teachers, parents and administrators.

     
    School Social Workers are instrumental in furthering the mission of the schools which is to provide a supportive setting for teaching, learning and for the attainment of competence and confidence.

     

School Social Worker diagram