• ssw
     

    DCPS Social Workers assist families towards the goal of improving students’ social, emotional, and academic well-being, fostering healthy development of the whole child.

    Each SSW is assigned to a variety of schools to offer an array of services to address the needs of all students.  Services include, but not limited to:

     

    • Home Visits
    • Agency Referrals
    • Attendance Support
    • Psycho-social evaluations including adaptive assessments
    • Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)
    • Multidisciplinary Consultations
    • Child Abuse Awareness, Prevention and Reporting
    • Crisis Intervention and Response Services
    • Community trainings in Parent Academy and Youth Mental Health First Aid
    • Interventions and Accommodations for students
    • Establish connection to school and community resources
    • Implementation of District Programs and Initiatives
    • Short term individual/group counseling
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