For preschoolers and elementary school students, social workers help at-risk children and families get the help they need. Social workers also help children develop social and emotional skills. In elementary school, middle school and high school, social workers help students improve academic success. Social workers also provide conflict resolution and anger management techniques to students.
Early intervention can help a child stay on track with expected social, emotional and academic development as they age. In middle school and high school, a social worker can help students master the strategies they need to grow into capable adults.