Member of Minnesota School Social Workers Association, MSSWA

  • School Social Workers Help Students To:

    • Increase academic success.
    • Improve interpersonal relationships.
    • Cope with difficult and crisis situations.
    • Develop self-esteem and self-discipline.
    • Learn problem solving, conflict resolution and decision-making skills.
    • Remove barriers to academic success.

    School Social Workers Workers Help Educators By:

    • Developing and implementing plans to enhance students’ school success.
    • Providing oogoing emotional and behavioral support to students.
    • Communicating information about how factors such as family, culture, socioeconomic status, physical and mental health can affect students’ performance.
    • Coordinating community resourse to meet students’ needs.
    • Identifying and eliminating barriers to educational success.

    School Social Workers are the Link Between Home, School and Community:

    • Accessment og student needs through observation, interviews and testing.
    • Treatment of mental and emotional disorders.
    • Individual and group therapeutic services.
    • Crisis Prevention and intervention.
    • Working with students in both general education and special education settings.
    • Advocacy for students, parents and the school district.
    • Education and training for parents and guardians.
    • Information and referral.
    • Collaboration and consultations with community agencies,organizations and other professionals.

AGAPE's Social Worker