School social workers serve as a link between the home, school, and community. They work to ensure that students remain in school and graduate, reach their fullest academic potential, and grow socially and emotionally. As part of the educational team, social workers support students’ thriving in schools and in life by removing barriers that interfere with their performance.

    School social work coordinated services that are provided to assist students reach their fullest potential include, but are not limited to:


    • School Needs Assessment
    • Mental Health Wraparound support
    • RTI/SST/IEP Consultation/Participation
    • Teacher & Staff Workshops Training
    • Crisis Intervention


    • Individual & Group Counseling
    • Risk Assessment Services
    • Crisis & Grief Counseling Services
    • Home Visits
    • Attendance Monitoring & Support


    • Coordinate Delivery of Child-Welfare Services
    • Homeless Education Support
    • Resource Referrals
      • Medical
      • Mental Health
      • Economic Aid


    • Program Development
    • Community Partnerships
    • Wraparound Planning
    • Identify and Mobilize Resources
    • Identify & Foster Protective Factors


    Students may be referred for problems and concerns that affect their academic achievement and social-emotional wellbeing. Parents, legal guardians, school personnel or others familiar with the student may refer to the school social worker; or a student may refer themselves.

    School social workers are available to support students and families through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click on your school cluster to access more information:

    South Atlanta Cluster 

    North Atlanta Cluster

    Douglass Cluster

    Carver Cluster

    Mays Cluster 

    Grady Cluster

    Jackson Cluster

    Washington Cluster

    Therrell Cluster


    Click here for the social worker school assignments.

    Please click on the links below to learn more about:

    For more information contact :

    Dr. Jacquelyn Anthony
    Social Work Coordinator
    130 Trinity Avenue, SW
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Ph: 404-802-2247
Last Modified on March 29, 2021