Family and Social Work Services

Bedford County Public Schools

Our Role

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 

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. 

Role of School Social Worker