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Nebraska: Bill introduced that would allow more social workers in schools

Mar 22, 2018, Kearney, NE ABC—TV: Lawmakers pushing for more social workers in Nebraska schools http://nebraska.tv/news/local/lawmakers-pushing-for-more-social-workers-in-nebraska-schools A bill introduced by Senator Lynne Walz is a way to allow more social workers in Nebraska schools at each of the 17 Educational Service Units in Nebraska…. The program will also help provide support and resources to schools for mental and behavioral health issues. "We work with families to help them be successful and behavioral, emotional and social struggles," said Niki Peterson, who is a Clinical School Social Worker with Kearney Public Schools. …