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Case Example of the Role of School Social Workers in a Truancy Reduction Program: South Carolina Truancy Pilot

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines a truancy reduction initiative in the Berkeley County School District (BCSD), located near coastal South Carolina (SC). It discusses the process of community collaboration, ... More


Understanding and Narrowing the Research–Practice Knowledge Gap

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines several reasons for the existence of the knowledge—practice gap; a gap between the practice choices of school social workers, and research on school-based prevention and ... More


An Evidence-Informed Process for School Social Workers

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter argues that evidence-informed school social work practitioners adopt a process of lifelong learning that involves regularly posing questions of direct practical importance to clients; ... More


Challenges Tracking and Reporting Truancy

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses problems identifying and reporting truancy and gives recommendations for ways to solve these problems. Additionally, the role of support staff in facilitating quality ... More


Federal and State Legislation on Truancy

Evelyn Campbell, M.S.W.

in Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews recent policies on truancy data and gives a summary of how each state defines truancy. It also illustrates the importance of school social workers' understanding policies ... More


Introduction

Eileen A. Dombo and Christine Anlauf Sabatino

in Creating Trauma-Informed Schools: A Guide for School Social Workers and Educators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190873806
eISBN:
9780190873837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873806.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 1 explains the basic assumption of the book: that school social workers are in a position to provide leadership, knowledge, and skills to create trauma-informed schools and foster resilience ... More


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