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    Social Workers Help - Lexington Richland School District 5

    • School Social Workers Help Students:

      • Access health care
      • Improve school attendance
      • Cope in times of crisis
      • Improve interpersonal relationships
      • Improve problem-solving skills, self-esteem, and self-control

      School Social Workers Help Parents or Caregivers:

      • Participate effectively in their child's education
      • Locate school and community resources such as financial assistance
      • Strengthen parenting skills
      • Understand and meet their child's needs

      School Social Workers Help the School:

      • Understand factors that affect students' success
      • Work effectively with parents and/or caregivers
      • Identify students in crisis
      • Promote a safe environment

      School Social Workers Help the Community:

      • Understand school policies and programs
      • Address local needs and concerns

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      Are you moving around a lot or living with friends or family due to a financial or personal crisis? You may qualify for a special program. Contact your school social worker for more information!

       

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