School Social Worker

  • I hold a Masters Degree in Social Work from Walla Walla University and am a Licensed Master Social Worker for the State of Idaho.  I work at Hemingway Elementary 4 days a week and at Carey Schools 1 day (Thursdays). 

    Parents may check out resources, including books and videos. Please contact me if you are interested. Click the link below for a preview of the resources available...

    Resource Library 

    Some of my job roles here at Hemingway are:

    1. Social/Emotional learning – teaching class lessons on subjects:        

    • Bullying
    • Problem Solving
    • Empathy
    • Anger and Stress Management
    • Personal Safety
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Leader in Me

    2. Individual and Group Supportive Counseling for Students:   

    • Social Thinking (Social Skills)
    • Divorce
    • Grief and Loss
    • Student / Teacher conflict
    • Individual issues
    • Friendship Issues

    3.  Helping Families:

    • Scholarship Counseling
    • Referrals
    • Helping with concerns for students
    • Advocating for parents and families
    • Parent resource Center – Many books/DVDs
      • 1 2 3 Magic Parenting
      • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families
      • Help kids with divorce resources
      • Various educational resources for parents
    • Linking families to resources and community help
    • Linking families with seasonal help

    4.  504 Coordinator – If a student has a medical issue or diagnosis that requires special accommodations at school. 

    5.  Homelessness Liaison    

    6.  Leader in Me Lighthouse Team

    7.  Helping with RTI, student behavior plans, and check in / check out

    8.  Crisis Intervention

    You can always reach Ms. Becky by dialing her direct line of 578-5052 or by email rtinsley@blaineschools.org

    To learn about the role of Soial Workers, visit the District Web Site: Social Work

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  • Hemingway Elementary
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