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 StatementThe 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 StaffThere 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.
Platte City Middle School
Pathfinder ElementaryMelissa FalkPlatte County High SchoolDarbi Keene
Platte County High School
DESE Website for TraumaPursuant 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/trau