Student Support Services » School Social Workers

School Social Workers

Student Support Services

School social workers partner with parents, teachers, and students in a combined effort to help all of our students reach their individual goals for growth in academic, social, and behavioral development. School social workers provide a vital link to community resources and services for both schools and families.

Name Ext.  Schools/ Serving Areas
Reed Romeroy
Ledford Middle
Ledford High
Hasty Elementary
Bettie Perryman
E. Lawson Brown Middle
Valley Academy
Friendship Elementary
Erin Kepley
Tyro Elementary
West Davidson High
Tyro Middle
Jennifer Osborne
North Davidson Middle
North Davidson High
Welcome Elementary
Jennifer Mercado
Fair Grove Elementary
East Davidson High
Brier Creek Elementary
Jeanie Minor
Fair Grove Elementary
East Davidson High
Brier Creek Elementary
Ginger Souther-Dixon
Northwest Elementary
Reeds Elementary
Churchland Elementary
Kim Hendrick
Southmont Elementary
Southwood Elementary
Central Davidson Middle
Melissa Graham
Davidson Early College
Davidson County High
Michelle Henderson
Lead Social Worker
Davis-Townsend Elementary
Central Davidson High
Stacy Sosebee-West 
Fostercare Point of Contact
Pilot Elementary
Oak Grove Middle
Walburg Elementary
Teresa Bryant
Friedberg Elementary
Midway Elementary
Oak Grove High
The School Social Worker works with schools, students, and families to eliminate barriers to successful learning by:
  • Developing and identifying resources for students and families
  • Assisting families in crisis or those with emergency needs
  • Advocating on behalf of children and families with agencies and community resources
  • Consulting with families, school staff, and numerous community agencies

Educational barriers include:

  • Parent/School Conflict
  • Threats of Violence
  • Suicidal Threats
  • Domestic Violence
  • Pregnancy
  • Abuse (Emotional, Physical, and Sexual)
  • Discipline Issues
  • Homelessness
  • Academic Concerns
  • Child/Parent Conflict
  • Runaways
  • Juvenile/State Court
  • Abandoned Children
  • Health Concerns
  • Financial Needs
  • Attendance Concerns
Social Workers work with the school, student, and family in the following capacities:
  • Staff Consultations
  • Student Conferences
  • Parent Conferences (in person, by phone, mail)
  • Group Work with Students
  • Facilitator
  • Special Education Meetings
  • Student Support Team Meetings
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Trauma Intervention
  • Mediator
The School Social Worker represents the school system in community organizations.
  • Attendance Protocol Committee
  • Child Fatality Review Committee
  • Domestic Violence Task Force
  • Multi-Agency Team for Children
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • School Social Workers Association of NC