HS/MS: 507-448-2889  EL: 507-448-2889
HS/MS: 507-448-2836  EL: 507-448-2836
​HS: 230 5th Street SE / ELEM: 240 2nd Ave SW Glenville, MN 56036

Mrs. Sheena Possin, LSW

Glenville-Emmons School Social Worker

Elementary: 507-448-2889 ext. 8225

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 7:30-3:30, Friday 2-3

High school: 507-448-2889 ext. 8104

Wednesday 7:30-3:30 & Friday 7:30-2


 

What Does a School Social Worker Do?

School social workers are professionals who meet the state requirements to practice social work in the school setting. School social workers are the link between the home, school and community providing direct and indirect services to students, families and school personnel to promote and support students’ academic and social success. School social workers are prepared to provide a number of services as members of multidisciplinary school teams. These services include, but are not limited to:

• Assessment and screening

 • counseling and support groups

  • 1:1 with students for extra support and social skills enhancement
  • Groups- Friendship building or social skill enhancement

• Crisis intervention

 • Home-school collaboration

 • Advocacy

• Services to families

• Services to school staff

• Coordination of community agency services

• Classroom presentations

• Program, resources and policy development.


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