A school social worker is another helper
in your school. They help students learn positive ways to
solve problems. School counselors help students learn about
themselves, including understanding and managing their
feelings. They also help students with friendship
Elementary school social workers meet
with students individually, in small groups, and visit students in
their classrooms. They often talk with parents and teachers about
student progress and development. School social workers also
provide parents with information about community resources and make
referrals to outside agencies.
The school social worker is available for
everyone - children, parents and guardians,
teachers and staff members.