Reach to Teach: Spofford's School Based Case Management Program

Speaker

Heather Schuller

Job Title

Director of school based services

Format

Workshop

Audience

Students

Presentation Summary:

Purpose:  To improve overall academic performance for elementary students by addressing areas of concern such as: behavior, mental health, economic, and social issues.

Method: By assigning a full-time School-Based Family Resource Specialist (FRS) in each elementary and middle school.

 

-       To describe the overall purpose of the school based case management program

-       To describe factors that impact school prefromance

-       To develop effective strategies for at risk children in the school setting.

 

BIO/Experience:

Current director of school based services at Spofford.  I have 10 years of child and family experience.  I currently hold my LCSW.  I have held positions in alternative care, school social work and in home family therapy.