What we do

  • Provide services related to students’ social, emotional and life adjustment to school and/or society. Provides staff with essential information to  better understand factors (cultural, societal, economic, familial, health, etc.) affecting a student’s performance and behavior.

    MAPPS Counselors
    Mental Health Counselors
    Social Workers

    School Social Workers are the link between school and the community in providing services to students, families and school personnel to promote and support students’ academic and social success.  Please contact our district social worker to support your child’s needs: Yvette Jeffries (Yvette.Jeffries@ocsdsc.org or 803-496-3288).

    • McKinney-Vento Act (Homeless Supportive Services): Support students who have lost housing and are now living in a shelter, motel, vehicle, camping ground, or temporary trailer; on the street; doubled-up with family or friends; or in another type of temporary or inadequate housing.      

    The form below should be completed by the parent:

    • Student Residency Statement form
    • Foster Care Liaison (Every Student Succeeds Act, ESSA): Assist with the educational
      transition of students in foster care that serve the best interest of the child.  (Please see the best interest determination attached)
    • Truancy and Social work: Students between the ages of 6-17 who has accumulated unexcused absences on three (3) consecutive days or has accumulated a total of five (5) or more unexcused absences during the academic year (SC Board of Education).

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