Cynthia Cassidy, School Social Worker
Welcome to Brunson Elementary! This is my 2nd year at Brunson Elementary and 9th year as a School Social Worker for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. I am also in 7th year as the School Social Worker for Reynolds High School. I graduated from Mount Tabor High School in 1998 and received my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, in 2002 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. I received my Masters in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013. I started with the School Social Work Department in the Fall of 2013.
As a School Social Worker, my role is to provide services that enhance and promote the educational, emotional, mental health, and social needs of students and families and to assist families in utilizing resources available to help them achieve their full potential within their home, school and community.
I work with individual students and their families to develop and implement plans to address barriers that impact and interfere with student success. These barriers often include issues such as: attendance/truancy, suicidal ideation, access and referrals to resources such as mental health agencies, child abuse, neglect and dependency, trauma, grief and loss, poverty and homelessness, domestic violence, juvenile delinquency, teen pregnancy and parenting needs, family conflict, and many other economic and behavioral issues.
Please feel free to reach out to the me at any time during the school year.Cynthia L. Cassidy, MSW, LCSWSCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERclcassidy@wsfcs.k12.nc.us336-748-4028 Office336-403-1178 Cell