Welcome to CHPS School Social Work!

School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals, with a master's degree in social work, who provide services related to a person's social, emotional, and life adjustment to school and community.  School Social Workers are the link between the home, school, and community in providing direct, as well as indirect, services to students, families, and school personnel to promote and support students' academic and social growth.

Julie Pond, MSW

School Social Worker


(804)524-3445 ext 4708

Tavaris Robinson

Communication and Family Resource Coordinator


(804)524-3445 ext 4711


School Social Workers address a variety of issues that impact a student’s ability to learn including: social/emotional stressors, mental health issues and crisis intervention, family conflict, truancy, abuse and neglect, and substance abuse. In addition, school social workers are vital in navigating the educational system for parents and accessing community resources for families. Specific duties of school social workers vary throughout the state and job responsibilities may include: