School Social Workers

What We Do, Who We Are Last Updated: 8/9/2021 2:26 PM

SSWAG

Contact Us: 

Maggie Brown

LaGrange High School

Gardner Newman Middle School

Email: brownmd@troup.org

Phone: 706-883-1590 ext. 1357

Referral Form

 

Tara Truitt

Callaway High School

Callaway Middle School

The Hope Academy

Email: truitttd@troup.org

Phone: 706-845-2070 ext. 5612

Referral Form

Michael Watson

Troup High School

Long Cane Middle School      

Email: watsonmd@troup.org

Phone: 706-812-7957 ext. 4758

Referral Form

 

Jameka Brownlee

Callaway Elementary

Clearview Elementary

Hogansville Elementary 

Email: brownleej@troup.org

Referral Form

 

Briana Moore

Hollis Hand Elementary

Long Cane Elementary

Rosemont Elementary

West Point Elementary

Email: moorebp@troup.org

Referral Form

Keyanna Staples

Berta Weathersbee Elementary

Ethel Kight Elementary

Franklin Forest Elementary

Hillcrest Elementary

Email: staplesks@troup.org

Referral Form

 

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School Social Workers are the link between home, school, and community. School Social Workers promote and support student academic and social success by providing specialized services that include:

Individual and group counseling

Parent education and training

Support groups

Professional case management

Crisis prevention and intervention

Resource connection

Advocacy for students, parents and the school system

Collaboration with community agencies and other

pupil services

 

Students

 

 

School Social Workers Help Students:

Increase academic success

Improve interpersonal relationships

Cope with crisis situations

Develop self-discipline

Develop problem-solving skills

Resolve conflicts without violence

Improve attendance

Build self-esteem

Remain in school and graduate

Develop and refine social skills

Cope with stress

 

 

Parents

 

 

School Social Workers support parents and families to:

 

 

Participate more fully in their children's education

 

Identify and meet their children's social and emotional needs

Use school and community resources more effectively   


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