• Counseling, Psychological, and Social Work Services


    Services provided include broad-based individual and group assessment, interventions, and referrals that attend to the mental, emotional, behavioral, and social health of students and staff. Services include those currently offered by the Office of Student Support Services, Program for Students with Exceptionalities, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and other school-based community resources, as well as appropriate enhancements that are or become available from various partners. 


    Methods and procedures through the Student Assistance Program (SAP) are used to help to identify students with social, emotional, and/or behavioral needs and make meaningful connections to appropriate support providers. Each member of the school community shall have timely and appropriate access to school social workers, school counselors, school psychologists, and school-based behavioral health partners.

    Students and staff shall have access to continued professional development and support in implementation of culturally responsive and restorative practices that are inclusive of social-emotional learning in building positive and safe school climates that are conducive to learning.

    District staff shall collaborate with families, community partners, and school-based mental/behavioral health providers to engage in student assistance programming that is responsive to school-based needs.

    Behavioral Interventions

    School-based behavioral and mental health providers shall coordinate timely and appropriate prevention and intervention training for school staff. School-based mental health providers shall implement interventions to address school-wide positive behavior supports within school settings.

    Continued improvement will be observed by school-based teams through review of annual universal screening data, student assistance program data, and school-wide positive behavior support data through their multi-tiered systems of support data analysis process.

    Staff shall have access to and are trained in de-escalation and crisis management strategies to maintain school-based crisis teaming and safe school climates.


  • List of Counselors and Social Workers (sorted by Location)

School Name Title Email Google/Cell Phone Ext
Admin Building Gerri Ennis Secretary III gennis1@pghschools.org 3951
Admin Building Barb Lewis Secretary III blewis4@pghschools.org 3852
Admin Building Carrie Woodard Director of School Counselors cwoodard1@pghschools.org 3984
Allderdice Tamara Garnett Student Services Assistant tgarnett1@pghschools.org 4846
Allderdice Debra Genter Social Worker dgenter1@pghschools.org 4884
Westinghouse Anthony Hall Counselor ahall1@pghschools.org 4812
Allderdice Amy Hand Counselor ahand1@pghschools.org 4813
Allderdice Dana Hecht Counselor dhecht1@pghschools.org 412-729-2141 4834
Allderdice Maggie Ionadi Transition Counselor mionadi1@pghschools.org 412-436-9304 4832
Allderdice Samantha Noll Social Worker snoll1@pghschools.org ‪724-241-8410‬ 4880
Allderdice Courtney Stonestreet Transition Counselor cstonestreet1@pghschools.org 412-385-2937 4836
Allderdice Lyndsey Van Luik, Counselor lvanluik1@pghschools.org 412-254-3871 4890
Allegheny 6-8 Janiece Anderson Social Worker janderson2@pghschools.org 5295
Allegheny K-5 Laura Ward Social Worker lward1@pghschools.org 4106
Arlington K-8 Jennifer Tyler Counselor jtyler1@pghschools.org 5203
Arsenal 6-8 Cassandra Rosser Social Worker crosser1@pghschools.org 3097
Arsenal PreK-5 Shanekka Mason Counselor smason2@pghschools.org 5796
Banksville K-5 Julie Sumper Counselor jsumper1@pghschools.org 7403
Beechwood PreK-5 Rebecca Konarski Counselor rkonarski2@pghschools.org 570-592-2222 7394
Brashear H.S. Kaitlin Hens Greco Social Worker khensgreco1@pghschools.org 7320
Brashear H.S. Amirah Hunt Counselor ahunt1@pghschools.org 7352
Brashear H.S. Molly Jeffers Transition Counselor mjeffers1@pghschools.org 7318
Brashear H.S. Taylor Kesich Transition Counselor tkesich1@pghschools.org 7317
Brashear H.S. Julianne Kuhns Counselor jkuhns1@pghschools.org 412-480-2632 7316
Brashear H.S. Timothy Pail Social Worker tpail1@pghschools.org 7333