• Welcome to your School Social Worker's Webpage

     

    Debbie Cabrera

     

    Schedule:   South Mebane Monday, Thursday and Friday after 12:00pm

                         EM Yoder: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday before 12:00pm

     

    This is my first year at South Mebane Elementary School, and my 10th year as a School Social Worker with ABSS.

    I graduated from UNC-G with a Bachelors in Psychology in 2006 and I obtained my Masters in Social Work from UNC-G/NC A&T in 2008.

    I have a 9 year old daughter, who keeps me busy outside of work. I enjoy painting, music  and watching sports(Go Heels!) during my down time.  

     

    Services for students:

    • Assessment of social/emotional needs
    • Developing intervention strategies to increase academic success such as increased attendance
    • Providing crisis intervention
    • Assisting the student in developing appropriate social interaction skills
    • Counseling (individual and group)

     

    Services to families:

    • Providing Triple P-Positive Parenting Program Sessions for parents who seek support with various parenting skills
    • Conducting home visits and interviewing families to assess problems affecting the child’s educational progress
    • Working with parents to facilitate their support in their child’s educational experience and/or adjustment to school
    •  Alleviating family stress (domestic violence, financial strain, etc.) to enable the child to function more effectively in school and the community
    • Assisting parents in accessing programs available to students with special needs
    • Assisting parents in accessing and utilizing school and community resource

     

    Please let me know if I can be of assistance to you and/or your child during the 2018-2019 school year.  I can be reached by phone 336-438-4000 x 32006 or email: deborah_cabrera@abss.k12.nc.us. 

       

    I am excited to work with you and your children this school year as we prepare to

    Show up & Shine

     

     

    USEFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS

     

     GET SCHOOLED

    https://getschooled.com 

     

    ATTENDANCE WORKS-ADVANCING STUDENT SUCCESS

    http://www.attendanceworks.org

     

    COMMUNITY RESOURCES

    https://www.nc211.org/ 

     

    TRIPLE P-POSITIVE PARENTING PROGRAM

    https://www.triplep-parenting.com/nc-en/triple-p/?cdsid=7n53rim7vf2ih4tlqf1c8ofgr0

     

    ABSS SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER WEB PAGE

    https://www.abss.k12.nc.us/Page/2265

     

    ABSS STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES WEB PAGE

    https://www.abss.k12.nc.us/Domain/91 

     

    NC SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS ASSOCATION

    http://ncsswa.org/

     

    SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

    http://socialworkers.org/