ERIC Number: ED223959
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
School Social Work in Illinois.
Morrison, Vaughn; And Others
This handbook for pupil personnel workers traces the historical development of school social work and its role in the Illinois public schools. The role and function of school social workers in promoting optimum educational programming by participating in an interdisciplinary team, consulting with teachers, evaluating students, providing casework services, and developing programs are presented. Legal authorization for these services under Illinois law is outlined and the relationship between social workers and the State Board of Education is discussed. The materials also describe the requirements for school social worker certification and the social work internship program. A list of Illinois Board of Education publications and professional social work journals and bulletins is appended. (JAC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Div. of Specialized Education Services.
Note: For related documents, see CG 016 365-367.