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Social Services » Teacher Services

Teacher Services

The School Social Worker/Attendance Officer Provides Services to Administrators, Teachers, and Support Personnel   

 
  •  Help the schools in creating a positive climate to promote consistent  attendance;
  
  •  Investigation of the reason(s) for attendance problems and tardiness;
 
  •  An emergency contact person to schools;
 
  •  Residency verification;
 
  •  Membership on Student Support Teams, when needed, to help
      provide solutions to students' educational needs;
 
  •  Aid solicited from agencies and resources in the community to meet the social needs of children and their families;
 
  •  Group work services to students and parents with common concerns/problems and interests as they relate to the child's functioning in school;
 
  • · Liaison between the school and home.