• Mrs. Perrick L.C.S.W. , Social Worker

     Welcome to North Bellmore

    Saw Mill Road School

    Martin Avenue School
    school

    What Do School Social Workers Do?

     

    School social workers are a type of helper in the school. Mrs.Perrick does her best to help everyone!

     

    A sampling of the ways school social workers help students, parents and school staff is below: 

    • Work with students individually, in small groups or in classrooms
    • Teach students to develop problem solving and decision making skills
    • Assist students to improve self-esteem, social skills and self-control
    • Provide students ideas to be used as coping skills for challenges either at home or in school
    • Teach students to advocate for themselves
    • Work with students to improve school concerns (attendance, grades, discipline, etc.)
    • Offer positive parenting strategies to parents and facilitate Active Parenting Classes
    • Advocate for student's needs
    • Serve as a link between home and school
    • Provide resources and information on community services/agencies
    • Assist in coordinating services between the school and outside agencies 
    •  Offer classroom management strategies and support to teachers
    • Coordinate efforts with other school programs
    • Identify students in crisis and respond to the situation
    • Facilitates Evidence based Programs in the classrooms and in small groups