School Social Worker

Ms. Alexis Anderson, LCSW

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Business Management - Northwood University Master of Social Work- University of Texas at Arlington

Ms. Alexis Anderson, LCSW

Ms. Anderson graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014 with her Master's in Social Work. Upon graduation, Ms. Anderson started her career at Cook Children's Hospital where she had the opportunity to work with children and families in the emergency room. After an amazing year of experience in the hospital, Ms. Anderson received her dream job as a School Social Worker. Ms. Anderson was at South Grand Prairie High School for 3 years and is now starting her 2nd year at GPFAA. Throughout her time at GPISD, Ms. Anderson gained 3000 clinical hours woking with adolescents experiencing mental health problems and after passing her clinical exam in May, Ms. Anderson is now considered a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the state of Texas. Also, this past summer, Ms. Anderson became a registered yoga instructor and plans to use yoga, breath work, and guided imagery to assist teens struggling with depression and anxiety.

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About School Social Work

  • School social workers provide unique services to children, youth and their families to help them attain maximum benefit from their school program.

    They are also trained in assisting and identifying students and families qualifying for homeless services under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act. More information is available on the Connections Program page.

School Social Work Team

  • Family Service Center

  • Adams Middle School

  • Fannin Middle School

  • Truman Middle School

  • Young Men's Leadership Academy

  • Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy

  • Young Women's Leadership Academy

  • Dubiski Career High School

  • Grand Prairie High School

  • Johnson DAEP

  • South Grand Prairie High School

District Foster Care Liaison

  • Families and agencies needing assistance with foster care related questions may contact the District Foster Care Liaison, Elizabeth Hummert, at elizabeth.hummert@gpisd.org.

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