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Social Work at CHS

 

CONTACT


Jennifer Whelan, LMSW
8 Valley View Dr.
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 758-4110 ext. 1128
jwhelan@cortlandschools.org



Kimberly Catalano, LMSW
8 Valley View Dr.
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 758-4110 ext 1500
kscatalano@cortlandschools.org

 

SOCIAL WORKER
APPOINTMENT REQUEST

Mrs. Catalano
Mrs. Whelan


 

ABOUT

School Social Workers are NYS licensed mental health providers and instructional employees with the pupil and personnel services (PPS) department. They are housed in each school building within the district. Duties include supporting instruction through counseling services to students, facilitation of instructional support teams, facilitiation of collaborative meetings involving students, school, families and community agencies, provide conflict resolution skills, provide problem solving skills, conduct mental health risk assessments, provide resources and referrals for students and parents, and serve as liaisons for parents, the school and the community. They also provide prevention and intervention activities within classrooms and are critical members of individual building and district crisis management teams.

ROLE OF THE SOCIAL WORKER

  • Individual counseling for school and mental health concerns
  • Conflict resolution 
  • Problem solving
  • Socio-emotional support
  • Counseling and crisis intervention
  • Mental health risk assessments and recommendations
  • Liaison between families, school and community resources
  • Offer information, resources and referrals for school and community based services
  • Crisis team involvment for district school buildings

 

INTERACTIVE BITMOJI COUNSELING & RESOURCE CENTER

Community Resources and Services 

Emergency Resources Mental Health & Substance Use Juvenile Services
Parent Partner Resources Health & Wellness Resources Assistance Programs

QUICK LINKS

OUR SCHOOLS






Mr. Robert J. Edwards, Superintendent

1 Valley View Drive
Cortland, NY 13045
607-758-4100

www.cortlandschools.org


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