School Social Workers are links between home, school, and community.
Social workers collaborate with students, schools, and families to assess a student’s social-emotional and adaptive behavior needs. They help determine appropriate supports and create behavior intervention plans.
Mental Health School Social Worker- Operational Sharing Program
Participating districts may choose to use operational sharing dollars to collaborate with GHAEA and receive mental health services. Green Hills AEA is currently partnering with multiple districts across Southwest and South Central Iowa. The MSW will provide individual and group therapy within the school setting to students who may qualify for additional mental health assistance.