School Social Work / Youth & Family Specialist

BCPS School Social Workers / Youth & Family Specialists provide comprehensive school social work services to parents, students and school staff, addressing barriers that limit a student from receiving the full benefit from their educational experience. 

  • Members of the Mental Health Support Team, provide direct services to students and families, linking families to appropriate community resources. 
  • Members of the Special Education Eligibility Committee, complete Sociocultural assessments to evaluate the impact of environmental factors on a student's education and development. 
  • Assist administrators in addressing school attendance with truancy intervention, in adherence with the Code of Virginia. 
  • Collaborate with school nurses, families, and providers regarding homebound considerations for students medically confined to home.
Amber Andrews, MSW, Licensed School Social Worker 
[email protected] | 540-597-6246 
Jefferson Forest High School
Forest Elementary
Boonsboro Elementary 
New London Academy

Audrey Hamilton, Youth & Family Specialist 
[email protected] | 540-541-8511
Forest Middle School
Thomas Jefferson Elementary 
Otter River Elementary

Kendall Johnson, MSW, Licensed School Social Worker 
[email protected] | 540-797-9712
Liberty High School
Bedford Elementary
Montvale Elementary

Jessica Ewing, Youth & Family Specialist 
[email protected] | 540-566-9824 
Liberty Middle School
Big Island Elementary
Bedford Primary

Sherry Ayers, Youth & Family Specialist
[email protected] | 540-597-5739 
Staunton River High School
Stewartsville Elementary
Moneta Elementary

Kristina Marshall, Youth & Family Specialist 
[email protected] | 540-589-2009 
Staunton River Middle School
Huddleston Elementary
Goodview Elementary