• At-Risk Social Worker Services

    School social workers provide services that support interventions to identify and eliminate barriers to students’ academic achievement and their healthy social-emotional development.  At-Risk social workers provide both direct and indirect services to help students achieve maximum benefit from their educational experiences and to meet the Humble ISD mission:

    To develop each child intellectually, artistically, emotionally, physically, and socially so that all students are life-long learners, complex thinkers, responsible global citizens and effective communicators. 

     

     School Social Workers can support students through:

        Academic Support:

    • Enhance communication among students, families, and schools
    • Work with students to improve their school attendance and performance
    • Complete psychosocial assessments to determine students’ needs for support
    • Provide advocacy for children and their families
    • Identify and refer students to tutorial, enrichment, and after-school program

    Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Support:

    • Provide short-term individual student and group counseling
    • Teach conflict resolution, problem solving, and decision-making skills
    • Provide training to help students develop self-esteem and self-control
    • Provide crisis intervention support

    Community Outreach and Resource Development:


    Consult with other interagency partners to determine ways to help meet students’ needs 

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