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.