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ERIC Number: ED423486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Pages: 54
Abstractor: N/A
School Social Work in North Carolina: A Guide to Practice and Policy.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This school social work guide is intended for student service directors, school social work practitioners, and those individuals who are interested in improving the academic and personal social outcomes of students in North Carolina. It should help sensitize school personnel to the value and appropriate use of school social workers and provide a sense of purpose and direction in this area of practice. In addition, this manual describes how social workers, in concert with other school and community personnel, can address academic, social and interpersonal barriers to students' success. Designed to update the knowledge of schools' social workers, the manual also serves as a basic resource for planning and in-service training. It may also be utilized to educate and to assist interested community members, other educators, parents, parent teacher association, and educational organizations. Sections include: (1) School Social Work in North Carolina; (2) Social Work Services in the Schools; (3) School/Community-Based Service Coordination/Case Management; (4) School Social Work Job Description; (5) State Licensure of School Social Workers; (6) School Work Organization and Administration; (7) Statues and Policy Guide Social Work Practice; (8) Professional Practice and Code of Ethics; (9) School Social Work Literature; and (10) Professional Resources. Eight appendixes include a list of barrier identification, taxonomy of tasks performed by social workers, sample forms, names and addresses of relevant journals and approved programs in the state, a list of standards of competence, code of ethics, and references. (MKA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina