Who are school social workers?
School Social workers are school district employees who provide services related to a student's social and emotional adjustment to school, family, and community.They are the link between the home, school, and community providing direct services to students, parents, and school personnel to promote students' academic and social success.
School social workers provide services to all students. Services can include working with the individual student or family as well as working with students and parents in groups. Other services include crisis intervention, consultation with school personnel, finding community resources for students and families, and establishing and facilitating prevention and intervention programs. School Social Workers are part of the assessment team for special education students.
Should I contact a School Social Worker?
Any Clover School District student, parent, or staff person can contact a School Social Worker regarding an issue that interferes with learning. Some examples are:
Conflict at Home
Referral to a Community Agency
Child Abuse and Neglect