Social Work Services
Social Workers are licensed mental health professionals who provide services that promote social, emotional, and behavioral well-being. Rogers Public Schools has 11 Masters Level Social Workers who are licensed by the state of Arkansas. The Rogers Public Schools Social Workers are members of a multi-disciplinary team working closely with school administration, counselors, and teachers.
Rogers Public Schools Social Workers are dedicated to the district’s educational mission by providing services that build and strengthen home, school, and community partnerships, and support students and their families to ensure that all belong, all learn, and all succeed.
School social workers shall demonstrate core values of service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence, as outlined by the National Social Work Associations’ Standards for School Social Work Services.
Goals & Objectives
The goal of the Rogers Public Schools Social Work Program is to increase academic performance, support the whole child and family, and promote connections between home and school. Social workers accomplish this through a variety of indirect and direct services that focus on prevention, intervention, and crisis response.