• Social Work Services

    School social workers bring unique knowledge and skills to the school system and the special services team. School social workers are instrumental in furthering the purpose of the schools: To provide a setting for teaching, learning, and for the attainment of competence and confidence.

    School social workers are hired by the District to enhance the District's ability to meet its academic mission, especially where home, school, and community collaboration is the key to achieving that mission.

    Some of the areas help is provided include:

    • Mental Health Issues 
    • IEP Students 
    • Crisis Intervention 
    • Family Intervention 
    • Teacher/Principal/Counselor Consultations 
    • Mentor Coordinator 
    • Pirates R.O.C.K.

    For more information or to reach one of the social workers, please call 816.858.7001.

    Mission Statement

    The Platte County R-3 School District social workers provide services that enhance and promote the educational, emotional, and social needs of students and families in order for them to make use of the resources available to them to achieve their full potential within their home, school, and community.

    Social Work Services Staff

    There are social workers placed throughout the District. Each one is trained and ready to give their support to students and families in need of assistance. 
    pic pic  D'enet Wyckoff  Lisa Bean  Heather Schuller Missy Falk Darbi Keene
    Krystal Short
    Compass Elementary

    Stephanie Richison
    Barry School

    Dene't Wyckoff
    Siegrist Elementary
    Lisa Bean
    Platte City Middle School
    Heather Schuller
    Pathfinder Elementary
    Melissa Falk 
    Platte County High School
    Darbi Keene
    Platte County High School

    DESE Website for Trauma

    Pursuant to Missouri Senate Bill 638, Section 161.1050, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has established the "Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative."  For more information, visit: http://dese.mo.gov/traumainformed