School Social Workers may become involved when students:

 

School Social Workers help students:

  • Feel afraid to go to school
  • Worry about their sexuality
  • Feel depressed or anxious
  • Experiment with drugs and alcohol
  • Think about suicide
  • Live with trauma and abuse
  • Worry about bullying, loneliness, divorce and death
  • Face difficult life transitions
  • Encounter problems with family or friends
  • Be optimistic
  • Cope with Stress
  • Work through issues
  • Set attainable goals for success
  • See learning positivity
  • Believe in their abilities
  • Know how to ask for help
  • Try new things and feel involved
  • Feel respected and safe
  • Use problem-solving skills
  • Recognise , understand and learn from mistakes
  • Understand emotions and thoughts

Social Workers In Schools (SWIS)
The SWIS service is available in the following schools within South Waikato to provide non-statutory assistance and support for children and their families

 

Cluster One
• Tainui Full Primary (Base School)
• Tokoroa Central School
• Cargill Open Plan School

 

 

 

Cluster Four

• Tokoroa Intermediate

• Mangakino Area School

• Whakamaru School

 

Cluster Two
• David Henry School
• Strathmore School
• Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Hiringa

 

 

Cluster Three
• Putaruru College
• Putaruru Primary (Base School)
• Te Wharekura o Te Kaokaoroa o Patetere

Candis Smiler

Candis Smiler

Social Worker

Email:

Kelli McKain

Kelli McKain

Social Worker

Email:

If you have any questions about our service please do not hesitate to contact us below