Dr. Eric K. Williams - School Social Worker

Education:
Jersey City State College - BA Sociology
Rutgers University School of Social Work - MSW and DSW
New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis - Post Doctoral 
Certifications:
New Jersey State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
New Jersey State Certified Psychoanalyst
New Jersey State Certified School Social Worker
Achievements:
Co-Author of The Social Work and K-12 Schools Casebook - Phenomenological Perspectives.  Routledge Press, 2016.   My contribution to this Masters of Social Work level college text book describes my work creating a comprehensive social work program in an alternative education setting within the Union City school system.    
 
Hi, my name is Dr. Eric Williams and I am the social worker here at Thomas Jefferson elementary school. I have worked in the Union City school system for over twenty years. Jefferson school is a very special place for me for several reasons.  I began my career as a school social worker right here at Jefferson school in 1996!  Going back even further,  I was born and raised in Union City.  I grew up in the neighborhood surrounding Jefferson, spending my days playing in Jefferson schoolyard and even attended Jefferson as a student.  As the school social worker, my role here at Jefferson is to support your child's social and emotional growth.  I work with our school's administration and teachers to help children develop into happy, well-adjusted young learners. Working with students individually, in small groups and in classroom settings, my goal is to provide students with any support they might need in order to succeed.  
I look forward to meeting you to discuss how we can work together to help your child reach their full potential here at Jefferson school.
 
Name
Dr. Eric Williams
Position
Social Worker
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