Social work services play a vital role in student performance and success. It is the school social worker’s role to be the link between school, home and the community to address social, emotional and family issues in order for our students to achieve favorable educational outcomes. Social workers provide clinical intervention to address the diverse social, economic and emotional needs of the students and families.
- Individual and Group Counseling – focused on developing students’ motivation, self-regulation, interpersonal relationships, coping skills, problem-solving skills, and ability to set and achieve goals.\
- Psychosocial Education & Group Work – Classroom presentations including Project SUCCESS and the Transition Team’s Social-Emotional Support Program; Meditation; Yoga Club; Pinewood-Draper Study Buddy Program; Mediation; Pinewood Pals Program; Peers for Peace; Study Circles; Apples to Apples, etc.
- Case Management – Referrals; collaboration and consultation with school and community-based providers; supportive interventions to students and families; Pinewood Family Fund.
- Crisis Intervention – Suicide assessments; child safety response; risk assessments, etc.