Guilford County Schools (GCS) employs school social workers to provide a link between homes, schools and communities. School social workers are uniquely qualified to provide a variety of direct and indirect ways to assist students and families. School social workers promote and support educational goals. School social workers are professionally trained and licensed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. They serve in elementary, middle and high schools in GCS.
School social workers can help in a variety of situations where students may experience social, behavioral, cultural, medical, emotional, physical, legal or psychological difficulties. Social workers are to maintain privacy and confidentiality.