Social Worker

Elizabeth Knapp

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School social workers help students:

·       Achieve maximum benefit from their educational opportunities

·       Understand themselves and others

·       Improve their self-concepts

·       Cope with stress

·       Develop decision-making skills


School social workers help parents:

·       Participate effectively in their children's education

·       Understand and meet their children's social and emotional needs

·       Understand programs available to students with special needs

·       Utilize school and community resources effectively


School social workers help schools:

·       Understand factors (cultural, societal, economic, familiar, health, etc.) that affect student's abilities to make maximum use of their social experience

·       Utilize their resources in meeting the education, social and emotional needs of students