Abstract

  • The purpose of this research project was to obtain additional information, beyond the school social work job description, and document the job responsibilities, roles, activities, challenges, and contributions of the three school social workers working in the Mankato Area Public School District.
  • The primary research question was: To what extent does the school social work job description match the work actually performed by the school social workers?
  • The recommended ratio of school social worker to students by the National Association of Social Work (NASW) is 1:250 general education students or 1:50 at-risk or intensive needs students 16 The 3 school social workers are currently serving 7,594 enrolled students in 16 schools at a ratio of approximately 1: 2,531.

Advisor

Nancy M. Fitzsimons

Date of Degree

2013

Language

english

Document Type

Other Capstone Project

Degree

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

College

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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