• GRIEF COUNSELING
     
    Atlanta Public Schools has qualified staff in place in various disciplines to assist students and families who may find themselves struggling to cope during a time of loss or grief. Each school has at least one full-time or part-time Counselor, Nurse, Psychologist, SST/RTI Intervention Specialist, and Social Worker who provides services to students in need.

    SOCIAL WORKER SERVICES

    The school social worker facilitates the educational and individual potential of students by providing services that promote school success. The school social workers’ primary role is that of a liaison/child advocate. The school social worker collaborates and consults with students, parents, school administrators, faculty, and the community in the identification of family and student concerns.

    Contact:

    Denise Revels, LCSW
    Coordinator
    Social Work Services

    Atlanta Public Schools
    130 Trinity Avenue SW 2nd Floor
    Atlanta, Georgia 30303
    Office (404) 802-2247
    Fax (404) 802-1205

    SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

    School psychologists help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.

    School Psychologists provide a wide variety of services including evaluating children and assisting teachers and administrators by providing information about students’ intellectual, academic, social and emotional needs. Additional
    services include counseling and crisis intervention.

    Contact:
     
    Jillian K. Whatley, Psy.S., NCSP
    Coordinator of Psychological Services and Behavior Programs
    District Co-Coordinator PBIS
    Atlanta Public Schools
    Office of Student Services| CLL Building
    Ph: 404-802-2667| Fax: 404-802-1602
    Jillian.Whatley@atlanta.k12.ga.us


    SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELING

    The School Guidance and Counseling Office provides quality programs for students in grades K-12 in three broad domains: self-knowledge information, educational and occupational information, and career planning information.


    Contact:

    Kenya Gilliard, Ph.d.
    Coordinator
    Department of Student Support Services
     
    Center for Learning and Leadership
    130 Trinity Avenue, SW. 6th Floor
    Atlanta, Georgia 30303
    Office 404-802-2645
    Fax (404) 802-1602
    gilliardk@atlanta.k12.ga.us
     
     
     
Last Modified on February 3, 2016