WHAT IS THE SCHOOL SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM?
the ajhae school social work program is a specialized service that assists students with academic learning by providing interventions that identify and address the social-emotional-environmental issues that interfere with the educational process. working WITH PARENTS/GUARDIANS, TEACHERS, SCHOOL PRINCIPAL/DESIGNEE, AND COMMUNITY BASED RESOURCES, THE SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER IMPLEMENTS STRATEGIES THAT PROMOTE STUDENTS' POSITIVE SCHOOL ADJUSTMENT.
SCHOOL FOCUSED INTERVENTIONS
SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER
- Serve on the ETR and IEP school-teams..
- conduct classroom observations.
- conduct staff presentations on behavioral, emotional, developmental, environmental issues that impact student learning.
- conduct classroom presentations related to anger management, social work bereavement, positive peer relations, academic preparedness, and positive decision-making, etc..
- complete psychosocial history.
- conduct social-educational skills groups.
- provide case management to at-risk students.
- assess and intervene on student attendance and truancy concerns.
- provide direct counseling to students and families.
- locate resources for students and their families..
- Conduct parent training, when necessary.
- conduct risk assessments (suicidal and/or homicidal).
- serve as a liaison with community agencies.