Social Worker in Schools

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Dear parents and caregivers,

My name is Jenny Sheppard and I am the new Social Worker in Schools (SWiS) based at Henderson South Primary. I will be available on Mondays and Tuesdays to provide you and/or your children with support before problems at home or school become more serious and difficult to overcome.

I work for Family Works Northern and the service is free and confidential. I can meet with you to discuss how to support your family, and provide needs-based programmes that your child may be able to participate in at school. As well as this, I can meet with children at school who self-refer to me.

My role is to assist in improving self esteem and confidence in children and improve life skills and relationships by encouraging personal strengths within families.

I can be contacted by:

Jenny Sheppard (SWiS)

Jenny Sheppard
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