Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Sao Yang
SCHOOL SOCIAL SERVICES
My job as a School Social Worker will be an advocate for families in the areas of social services, counseling services and and support groups.
School Social Workers are the link between home, school and community. As child/parent advocates, we are part of a Special Education Team and work closely with teachers, administrators, pupil services staff, and parents.
School Social Workers help develop plans and work directly with students to promote and support academic and social success by providing specialized services including: individual and group counseling. crisis prevention and intervention, home visits, social-developmental assessments, information and referral, collaboration with community agencies and organizations, and coordinate services for individual families
Student services will be offered in the following topics:
- how to make good and right choices
- friendship groups
- conflict resolution
- and problem-solving strategies.
It is important that students become aware of services available to them for building strong relationships and positive self-esteem.