Family and Social Work Services
Bedford County Public Schools
BCPS Youth & Family Specialists provide comprehensive school social work services to parents, students and school staff, addressing barriers that limit a student from receiving the full benefit from their educational experience.
As a team member in each schools Mental Health Support Team and the Special Education Eligibility Committee
Provide direct services to students and families
Assess the sociocultural environment of the student
Assist families in accessing appropriate community resources
Evaluate Homebound Requests - Work with School Nurse to evaluate Homebound Requests due to students medical confinement to the home.
Truancy Support - Work with administration to support school attendance for students, in adherence with the Code of Virginia.