CST Social Worker - Elizabeth NewmanPhone: 609-978-5700 ext. 1146Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Child Study Team are the individuals who are responsible for the development, review and revision of the student's Individualized Education Program.
As a case manager my responsibilities are :
What do School Social Workers do?
Coordinate the development, monitoring and effectiveness of the IEP
Providing Case management services
Facilitate communication between home and school
Be knowledgeable about the students' educational needs and program
Providing counseling and support to students, parents and school staff
Conduct Social History Assessments
Advocating for student services and students' best interests
Contributing to a multidisciplinary treatment team
*School social work is a specialty within the larger profession of social work.
*School social workers collaborate with families, schools,and communities to help foster school and family settings appropriate for learning, so that students can achieve academic success.*School social workers strive to provide students and their families with a support system that fosters school success.
*Duties of school social workers include ensuring student attendance and acting as liaisons between schools and students' families.
*School social workers continue to act as a link between families, schools and the community at large. Working with parents, grandparents, teachers, principals and other school officials, school social workers strive to foster an environment conducive to student achievement.
*School social work involves acting as advocates for the families in dealing with the school system, as well as with local social service agencies.
*School social workers help address any existing family problems, such as truancy, abuse and neglect.
School social workers often conduct assessments of student needs and, based on the results, identify any needed interventions, such as those related to student misbehavior or learning disabilities.
For many families, the school social worker is an important link in navigating the school system and accessing social resources that foster an environment in which children can reach their full potential.As the School Social Worker, I am available if you have any questions or concerns regarding your child, please feel free to contact me.
21 Self-Esteem Activities For Children Throughout the Summer:
Giving children age-appropriate activities, chores and responsibilities within the home, along with praise and encouragement from parents, helps build self-esteem. As soon as children have learned how to walk without help from parents, children can learn to feel good about themselves, their abilities and accomplishments.
- Help set the table with spoons, napkins, placemats
- Help clear the table after meals
- Wash the table after meals with a cloth or sponge
- Carry in the mail or newspaper
- Pick up toys, clothes and shoes
- Make their bed
- Help carry in groceries
- Help put groceries away
- Help prepare dinner, wash vegetables, stirring
- Wash kitchen counters
- Make their own lunch
- Sweep, dust or vacuum
- Clean bathrooms
- Sort and fold laundry
- Do their own laundry
- Empty and re-load the dishwasher
- Carry out the trash
- Help with yard work, raking leaves, shoveling snow
- Help with gardening, plant flowers or vegetables
- Feed and walk family pets
- Help wash and clean the family car
PERFORM CARE --is NJ Children's System of Care--1-877-652-7624
Perform Care provides the followig services:
- Behavioral Health
- Intellectual/Developmental Disability Services
- Sunstance Use Treatment
Please refer to the follow website to review the services that PerformCare provides. PerformCare is New Jersey's System of Care. When your child is facing challenges to their functioning and well-being, finding the right services and support can be overwhelming. PerformCare is committed to helping you access the right services for your child.
Ocean County Family Support Organization, Inc. (FSO).The FSO is a non-profit organization made up of parents and community members whose mission is to ensure that every Ocean County family who have children with special emotional and behavioral needs is given community based resources and support in a family friendly, child centered, culturally competent manner. http://www.oceanfso.org/home
Resource: The National Center for Learning Disabilities--http://www.ncld.org/
Community/State Resources:State of New Jersey parent link for infants and children with special needshttp://www.state.nj.us/njparentlink/health/special/Contact of Ocean and Monmouth County: A 24 Hour Crisis Intervention Helpline609-693-5834/732-240-6100/732-240-6105E-Mail:email@example.comWebsite: www.contactocean.orgDepartment of Children and Families-Office of Advocacy-- Supporting the mission of ensuring safety, permanency and well being for children and families of New Jersey1-877-543-7864Efirstname.lastname@example.orgOcean County Board of Social Services--609-242-6100Website: www.co.ocean.nj.us/SocialServices/Division of Developmental Disabilities-State of New JerseyThe New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities provides public funding for services and supports that assist people with developmental disabilitiesContact Informationwww.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddd/home/New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities Mailing Address:PO Box 726Trenton, NJ 08625-0726
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DDD Information and DHS Central Registry Hotline: