Social Services

Grady County Schools Social Services Department

Dr. Katina Cooper, DSW, MSW
Director of Social Services/Homeless Liaison/
Foster Care Point of Contact

Mrs. Shanary Polite, MSW
Assistant School Social Work

The mission of the Grady County Schools Social Services Department is to help all students reach their full potential. School social workers provide services to students, families, and schools to address a wide range of social, economic, and emotional issues that may affect learning.

School Social Workers provide or conduct the following services:

* Case Management Services         * Consultation with all staff              * Crisis Intervention

   * Home Visits           * Referrals to Community Agencies         * Serve on Attendance Task Force

         * Services in conjunction to the Mckinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act

              * Serve as Juvenile Court Liaison          * Serve on Community Committees      * Staff Development