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Purpose: School social workers are the link between the home, school and community in providing direct as well as indirect services to students, families and school personnel to promote and support students’ academic and social success.    

Services Offered: 

  • Determine eligibility for special education services and assisting with Individual Educational Planning.
  • Working with those problems in a child's living situation that affect the child’s adjustment in school. (home, school, and community)
  • Mobilizing family, school, and community resources to enable the child to learn as effectively as possible in his or her educational program
  • Assisting in developing intervention strategies to increase academic, behavioral, and social success for students.


Resources/Links: 
Iowa Parents linked to Schools 
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
Behavior Doctor
School Social Work Association of America
Iowa School Social Work Association

 

Contacts by District:

Mark Bloom
(Andrew, Bellevue, Cal-Wheat, Camanche, Central DeWitt, Clinton, Delwood, Easton Valley, Maquoketa, Northeast) 
563-344-6362

Diane Campbell
(Bettendorf, Bennett, Columbus, Davenport, Louisa-Muscatine, Pleasant Valley, North Scott, West Liberty) 
563-344-6229

Nicole Peterson
(Muscatine) 
Phone: 563-344-6487

Mary Shihadeh
(Durant, Wilton) 
563-344-6265

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