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 Student & Family Support Services

"Reaching Out,  Touching Lives"

 

 

                                                           

 

Mission Statement:

Student & Family Support Services staff is committed to empower students and their families by providing a variety of social services, health services, and parent/ community involvement opportunities, all of which enable families to become self sufficient and for students to achieve academic achievement and lifelong success.

 

What is the purpose of the Student & Family Support Services?

The team works in collaboration with school counselors, nurses, school psychologists, teachers, administrators, parents and various community agencies for student success. Information obtained through these resources is integrated to provide social, emotional, medical and behavioral support of the student, his or her family and the school. The SFSS staff and liaisons provide a wide range of interventions and services, which include

  • Advocacy
  • Consultation
  • Crisis support
  • Support for families living in homeless settings
  • Home visits
  • Case management
  • Program development
  • Health services
  • Referrals to community agencies and private mental health providers.
  • Collaboration with community organizations to provide unique programs for students and families
  • Parent and community education

 

Included below are programs the department provides:


School Liaison Services
The SFSS staff and liaisons provide a wide range of interventions and services to students and families, which include:

Advocacy
Case Management
Crisis support
Referrals to community & mental health agencies                                        
Home visits                                                                                                      
Basic Needs
 

Homeless Education & Foster Care Services
The homeless liaison is responsible for ensuring the identification, school enrollment, attendance, and opportunities for academic success of students in homeless situations.

The Foster Care Services Program (FCS) liaison strives to address the unique educational needs of foster youth by working collaboratively with youth, caregivers, schools, placing agencies, and other service providers.

Health Services
The Health Services department provides services to advance the well-being, academic success and life-long achievement of students.

The Health Services department provides clinical health services to students including; acute/illness care, case management of chronic conditions, immunization compliance, management of communicable illnesses, patient education, environmental health, and pregnancy related services.  

Pregnancy Related Services
The PRS liaison offers educational and support services for students who are pregnant or who are parents under the Pregnancy Related Services Program as stated in Section 29.085, Texas Education Code.

General Education Homebound
General Education Homebound (GEH) services include instruction to students who have medical conditions or extended illness, which prevents attendance in school for at least four weeks, as documented by a physician licensed to practice in the U.S.

Family & Community Engagement
The Family Engagement liaisons are responsible for developing programs to support the meaningful district-wide engagement of families and community stakeholders in the district.


Community Partnerships
The Manor ISD Partners in Education Program purpose is to develop community resources and local partnerships to support high-quality academic and enrichment opportunities for students and their families.

 

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