Social Services

  • Social Services

    Family Counselor    Social Worker 

    Supporting and Empowering Students

     

    Ms. Audrey Ennis, Family Counselor

    Room 101P  Tel. No. 321-7320

    Often time families’ deal with problems on their own but sometimes families start to fall apart and need some guidance. 

    Here are some reasons you may seek out family counseling:

    • School difficulties with adolescents
    • Adolescent problems
    • Marital issues causing family issues
    • Divorce causing family issues
    • Bereavement, grief/loss causing family issues
    • Learning disabilities
    • Conflictual family relationships

    On-site Family Counselor addresses a variety of family and emotional problems through counseling.  Support areas include:

    • On-site Family/Mental Health Counseling/Consultation.
    • Individual and Group Counseling.
    • Learning Disorders, School Phobia, ADD/ADHD.
    • Hyperactivity, Study Skills, Peer Pressure.
    • Parenting Skills, Self-esteem Issues, Abandonment.
    • Bereavement/Loss, Separation/Divorce, Domestic Violence.
    • Anger Management, Substance Abuse, Physical Abuse.
    • Stress Management, Eating Disorders, Aggression.
    • Communication Skills, Anxiety/Depression, Crisis Intervention.
    • Economic Issues, and Self-destructiveness.
    • Performs conciliation counseling with concerned parties; makes appropriate referrals for assistance to other community resources.

     

    Mr. Horace Hall

    Room 120 - Tel. No. 321-7327

     

    On-site Social Worker addresses a variety of non-attendance issues, providing truancy interventions through:

    • Child Abuse & Neglect
    • Foster Care
    • Homeless Education Assistance Resource
    • Student assessment/Psychosocial Evaluations
    • Attendance Support
    • Social skills
    • Bullying
    • Conflict management/truancy prevention, parenting, and family adjustment. 

    • Counseling individuals for the short –term

    • Supporting educational concerns
    • Communicating with school staff
      • Communicating with parents
      • Communicating with community agencies
      • Linking parents, staff and students to mental health, medical, and social service; including food, clothing, and shoes
      • Providing follow-up case management with teachers, and parents.
      • Promoting parent –school collaboration
      • Conducting home visits