School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals with a Bachelors or Master’s degree in social work. Social workers are the link between the home, school and community. School social workers provide direct as well as indirect services to students, families and school personnel such as monitoring school attendance, promoting dropout prevention, consultation, information and referral, identification of at-risk students, and counseling. In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution.
- Middle School Social Worker: Tawanda McLaurin - email@example.com
- High School Social Worker: Sheila Campbell - firstname.lastname@example.org
School counselors are certified/ licensed educators with a minimum of a master’s degree in school counseling, making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, career and social/emotional development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success. School counselors provide consultation, individual and group counseling, academic advising, crisis intervention, preventative services, and conflict resolution.
- Middle School Counselor, Grades 6-7: Erica Gordon - email@example.com
- Middle School Counselot, Grade 8: Kevin Osborne - firstname.lastname@example.org
- High School Counselor, Grade 9: Montre Mbachu - email@example.com
- High School Counselor, Grades 10-12: Melissa Matthews - firstname.lastname@example.org
School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and life-long achievement and health of students. School nurses facilitate health services such as immunizations, communicable disease control, vision and hearing screening and follow-up, health assessments and referrals, and health counseling and information for students and families. School nurses actively collaborate with school personnel, students and parents to create health plans and to administer medication.
- School Nurse: Angela Melvin - email@example.com
School psychologists are highly trained in both psychology and education, completing a minimum of a specialist-level degree program. They provide assessment and test students for special services, consultation for teachers, and counseling for students. In addition, they provide prevention, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and program modification for special learning and/or behavioral needs.
School psychologists are assigned to students based on their home school.
CCS Military Family & Youth Liaison
Website: CCS Military Connections
The military family and youth liaison (MFYL) acts as a communication link between the installation and the school district in order to ease the transition for the military students. The MFYL coordinates and supports efforts to: assess needs, build awareness of resources, and connect those with needs to supportive solutions.
School Exceptional Children Case Teacher
The EC Case Teacher can address concerns for students eligible for special education services. They can verify service implementation and communicate with the student’s team to meet their academic and functional needs. In addition, she can coordinate Child Find. This is a coordinated effort between the Student Services Team and the Exceptional Children Services to locate and identify children and youth suspected of or diagnosed with a disability who might have intellectual, physical, or emotional disabilities and are unable to benefit from the regular school program without special assistance.
- EC Case Teacher: Shauna McLean - firstname.lastname@example.org
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