Psychology & Social Work
The school psychologist evaluates students’ intelligence, cognitive processing, executive functioning, behavioral/social-emotional and achievement performance. The school psychologist analyzes assessment results to review impact on educational progress and assist identifying areas of student need. The school psychologist assists teams with academic and behavioral/social-emotional supports for students.
The school social worker may evaluate a student’s social and emotional adjustment. School social workers in Mona Shores Public Schools only provide direct support to students eligible as special education. Goals that are most often written on IEPs that require social work support, are related to social, emotional or school adjustment problems. School social workers serve as resource persons to educational staff, students and parents in providing problem solving techniques; acting as a liaison between the school, home and community while coordinating and developing community resources. School social workers also take a leadership role in the development of student behavior plans.
HealthWest of Muskegon (231) 724-1111
The Arc Muskegon (231) 777-2006
Autism Network of Muskegon
Muskegon Area Intermediate School District
Early On (231) 767-7253
Special Education Advocate
Every Women's Place
Child Abuse Council
Westshore Dispute Resolution Center
Family Court - Delinquency Division (231) 724-6234