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Social Work Services & Referrals

Emily Collins

Social Worker 
Direct 442-7500 Ext 2141

Chrissy Tappert

Social Worker
Direct 442-8448 Ext 2195

Mitch Zilinger

Social Worker
Direct 442-8496 Ext 2317
School social workers provide counseling support and services to students who are struggling with emotional, behavioral, academic or social issues that may be interfering with their school work or impacting peer and family relationship.  Social workers assist students, families, staff and the community with appropriate resources to provide services that will help a student succeed academically.
What issues can a social worker help me with? Who can refer a student to a social worker?

Feeling stressed or anxious
Family changes (i.e. divorce, separation, etc)
Family stresses
Self-esteem issues
Academic difficulties
Substance abuse
Peer pressure and changes in friendship circles
Bullying & harrassment


*Any person concerned about a student can
make a confidential referral to a social 

 Counseling services may include but not be limited to:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Teaming with counselors and other staff members
  • Referral to community services
  • Prevention and intervention education
  • Assisting in completing a functional behavioral assessment as well as assisting in the development of positive behavioral intervention strategies


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Family Internet Gameplan from the website InternetSafety.com
PC Tattletale (monitoring software)
IAmBigBrother (monitoring software)
Safe Eyes (monitoring and blocking software)
Net Nanny (filtering software)
K9 Web Protection (free filtering software)