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    Primary services provided by our school social worker

    • Classroom lessons focused on kindness, friendship skills, problem solving and social-emotional learning, etc.
    • Small groups, e.g. friendship groups, social skills groups, grief and loss support, divorce support.
    • Individual work with students to address various topics, e.g. grief/loss, divorce, new to our school, serious illness of student/family member, anxiety, friendship problems, etc.

    Additional services

    • Supporting children and families in crisis.
    • Connecting families to community and mental health resources
    • Coordinating 504 accommodation plans for students in need
    • Coordinating the school’s Backpack Program which provides food bags for the weekend for students in need
    • Collaborating with families, teachers, and other educators

    How to access services

    Anyone can access or request services for a student if concerns arise. Referrals can be sent to the social worker by families, teachers, administrators. Students can also self-refer.

    Contact:

    Rosslyn Shea
    Counselor/Social Worker
    rashea@seattleschools.org
    206-252-9224