Hello! This is my 11th year as the School Social Worker at USD 453.
Some of my responsibilities as the school social worker are:
*small group counseling (3-4 students focused on specific topics)
*individual counseling with students
*assisting parents in accessing & utilizing school, community, & mental health resources
*assisting the school in following school board regulations for excessive absences and truancy
*collaborating with students and parents to discuss issues related to non-attendance and develop a plan of action
Some other info about me:
*I was married to my husband J.J. in 2016
*We have a cat, Lauryn (she's my baby!!)
*I have my bachelors and masters in Social Work from the University of Kansas
*I love my local teams: Chiefs, Royals, & Sporting KC!!!
I look forward to working with students and parents. If I can ever be of any assistance please feel free to contact me anytime.