School Social Workers

  • Student Services

    School Social Workers promote healthy character traits in students.
    The following words are part of the CHARACTERplus program featured in all the public schools in University City.

    • Responsibility: A willingness to be accountable for your own actions without blaming others.
    • RespectShowing regard for self, others, property and those in authority.
    • BelongingBelieving that people of different cultures, abilities, religions, sexes, and races are equally valuable members of our society.
    • CooperationBeing able to work with others to accomplish a task and/or play a game.
    • LoyaltyAppropriate support of a person or an idea for a positive result.
    • CaringA healthy concern for the needs and interests of others.
    • PerseveranceStaying with a task; not giving up.
    • HonestyA willingness to say and do what is known to be truthful.
    • Self-EsteemHaving and demonstrating a positive belief in yourself.
    • ServiceExtending time and effort to help others.

    Click here for more about what School Social Wokers do.

    Which students might benefit from School Social Work Services?
    The following are examples of behaviors that may indicate the need for School Social Work Services:

    • lack of concern with appearance and behavior
    • excessive shyness
    • aggressiveness or impulsiveness
    • poor peer/adult relationships
    • frequent and severe mood and behavior changes without apparent reason
    • family or personal crisis
    • personal problems which negatively impact learning

    Click here for more regarding the referral process.

  • For school social workers' names and individual contact information, please see school site or call the following:
    Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center
    (314) 721-2965
    Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School
    (314) 290-4361
    Flynn Park Elementary School
    (314) 290-4446
    Jackson Park Elementary School
    (314) 290-4458
    Pershing Accelerated Elementary School
    (314) 290-4160
    Brittany Woods Middle School
    (314) 290-4290
    University City High School
    (314) 290-4114
    Lieberman Learning Center
    (314) 290-4337